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Windows 7: Problem installing DreamScene on 7

19 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7, build 7600.
Problem installing DreamScene on 7

Hi There,

I'm trying to install Dream Scene on Windows 7 build 7600. I have Aero enabled.
I run the file which I got from this website: Windows 7 DreamScene | How to Install & Enable DreamScene in Windows 7

But I run it, click ok the to user account window and it says "You must run this progam with admin rights", well I am on the main admin account, have tried right clicking it choosing "run as admin" but still does the same error. Have even tried it in safe mode, but the same error happens.

Any ideas?

Thanks deamze

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19 Nov 2009   #2

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20 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64 PL

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
Permissions is driving me crazy!

The above link may help you. I hope so.
1.It is not any system issue only installer issue -wrong done.I also tried a while ago and I had the same problem,the same installer is available on many people report this issue.Please read comments under article:

Reader Comments

I cant run this as administrator. When I clik right button on it and “run as administrator” it starts, next “Press any key” – I press and shows “You must run this program with admin rights” Any ideas?

Written By Dyklu
on January 20th, 2009

Thanks a lot works without a problem. Thanks again.

Written By Monjo
on January 23rd, 2009

Same story here, I even enabled the full administrator account yet it wouldn’t work.

Written By Gareth
on January 23rd, 2009

I’m using build 7000, and this will not work for crap.

Written By Garrett
on January 27th, 2009

Oops, accidentally put the wrong tags in

Written By Garrett
on January 27th, 2009

Yep, build 7000 is having some issues with this one. Funny, all other programs has worked without a flaw.

Written By Mika
on February 4th, 2009

… maybe this is only for 32-bit versions, ive got a 64-bit for now …

2.I unpacked this installer and it have only one pair dreamscene.dll and dreamscene.dll.mui -this means it work for only one platform: for x32 systems only or for x64 systems only - I suspect it work for only for x64.Somebody report he unpacked installer too,and enabled DreamScene manually
Written By kingdub

Yes, it works on Windows 7, you must unrar the file and run it from command prompt and it installs just fine. Win 7 RC x64
-I'll check it later because I'm tired now.

I suggest rather use my link

Downlodad required files appriopriate for your system-you didn't say what your system architecture x32 or x64.

for x64

for x32

1: Copy and paste DreamScene.dll to C:\Windows\system32\

2: Copy and paste DreamScene.dll.mui to C:\Windows\system32\en-US\

3: Import Dscene.reg to registry

4: Reboot.

5.To set a dreamscene file as desktop background just right click a dreamscene file and choose set as desktop background

Please note many times DreamScene cause high CPU usage.For these users I suggest buy DeskScapes - Your Edge In Software
-this program rather shouldn't cause high CPU usage
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