unable to install any software RRS feed

  • Question

  • hi,

    every time I try to install any software I get this message 

    a required privilege is not held by the client

    Friday, November 8, 2019 8:08 PM

All replies

  • It requires (local) admin permissions to install software and it seems you don't have such.

    Olaf Helper

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    Saturday, November 9, 2019 3:49 AM
  • Hi airtranmechanic,

    Please try to run the setup as Administrator. Your issue is related to Windows server. I suggest you open a thread in Windows server forums, People there will help you more effectively. 

    By the way, please check if below link could help you something. 4 Ways to Fix A Required Privilege is Not Held by the Client
    Hope this could help you.

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    Monday, November 11, 2019 2:56 AM