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Windows 7: Installing LightScribe support

13 Dec 2008   #11
darkassain

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)
 
 

run as admin
replace the orig

---------------------link deleted-----------------------------
tell me if can install


edit: it has come to my attention that editing the msi is violating the EULA and against forum rules of "hacking" thx for understanding....


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13 Dec 2008   #12
Ex_Brit

Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 10 Pro (all x64)
 
 

Thanks, I'll check it out later on.

OK, I'm booted into W7 now. Has it been changed? I can't tell just by looking at it.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by darkassain View Post
run as admin
replace the orig

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tell me if can install
Megaupload does not like IE8, had to use Firefox. I'll have to reboot into the Admin account to see if it works, will edit this post accordingly.
(Windows does not give the option to run a .msi files as the Admin)

Edit: Thanks Megafixer and Darkassain - it worked in the Administrator account. I got both of them uploaded. Now I'll go back to my regular account and see if I can upload templates.

The problem with .msi extensions is that there is no option to "Run as Administrator".

Edit 2: The templates install with no problem in the regular user account.

Darkassain...did you originally intend for your name to be Darkassassin by any chance? I've been meaning to ask for ages now. If so you should PM one of the MODs. (Just curious.....!!)

I forgot to mention that some process, not sure which - possibly the extraction - created a couple of dozen or so .ini files in my downloads folder, "configuration files" I think it said and they were all around 4kb. I deleted them and there doesn't seem to be any problem with that.

Anyway, thanks guys for fixing the Lightscribe installation issue. It works just fine now.

I'm wondering if I had turned off UAC altogether would it have worked in my regular Admin-status user account?
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13 Dec 2008   #13
darkassain

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ex_Brit View Post
Megaupload does not like IE8, had to use Firefox. I'll have to reboot into the Admin account to see if it works, will edit this post accordingly.
(Windows does not give the option to run a .msi files as the Admin)

Edit: Thanks Megafixer and Darkassain - it worked in the Administrator account. I got both of them uploaded. Now I'll go back to my regular account and see if I can upload templates.

The problem with .msi extensions is that there is no option to "Run as Administrator".

Edit 2: The templates install with no problem in the regular user account.

Darkassain...did you originally intend for your name to be Darkassassin by any chance? I've been meaning to ask for ages now. If so you should PM one of the MODs. (Just curious.....!!)
what i meant is to right click the msi and click on run as admin
what i did to the msi is delete the condition needed to install....
(in this case the condition check if you are an AdminUser...)


as for the name issue i think you were a little too late...lol
i explained it already here already...

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13 Dec 2008   #14
Ex_Brit

Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 10 Pro (all x64)
 
 

That's just what I am trying to explain...it isn't possible to right-click a .msi file and "run as administrator", there is no such option offered by windows. I have posted that at least 3 times already.

Windows only allows .exe files to be "run as administrator".

Anyway, it's irrelevant now as I got it installed, but I just want you to be clear on that for future reference. "Run as Administrator" is NOT an option when right-clicking a .msi file.

Thanks again.
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13 Dec 2008   #15
darkassain

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ex_Brit View Post
That's just what I am trying to explain...it isn't possible to right-click a .msi file and "run as administrator", there is no such option offered by windows. I have posted that at least 3 times already.

Windows only allows .exe files to be "run as administrator".

Anyway, it's irrelevant now as I got it installed, but I just want you to be clear on that for future reference. "Run as Administrator" is NOT an option when right-clicking a .msi file.

Thanks again.
lol i guess i was sleepy or something....
glad you got it sorted...
so wait did you use the original or mine...
im just asking since thinking if this is usuable as tutorial...
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13 Dec 2008   #16
Ex_Brit

Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 10 Pro (all x64)
 
 

Actually I used yours as I wasn't sure if the original had been changed.
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13 Dec 2008   #17
darkassain

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ex_Brit View Post
Actually I used yours as I wasn't sure if the original had been changed.
yes i questioned that too and this was megafixers anwser...

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MegaFixer View Post
it's vanilla but extracted to change "SupressWrongOS=N" in setup.ini. No orca or whatever

----------if you dont want an explanation as to what megafixer did dont read----------

so basically he made it so that even the OS gave the lightscribe installer an unexepected os code it will still run...

but much to my amazement it runs even with no .ini (so the the "SupressWrongOS=N" isnt required...)
i believe that it has to do in the msi since it specfies versionnt 500 (windows 2000) 502(xp) or higer than 601 (which im guessing w7)
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13 Dec 2008   #18
Ex_Brit

Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 10 Pro (all x64)
 
 

Well, thanks to you both.
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13 Dec 2008   #19
darkassain

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)
 
 

hello Ex_brit....
i am uploading the msi with the lastest version....
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13 Dec 2008   #20
Ex_Brit

Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 10 Pro (all x64)
 
 

Good !!
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