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Windows 7: System administrator has set policies to prevent this installation

31 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
System administrator has set policies to prevent this installation

ok i have been dealing with this for a while i get this when even i try and download windows live essentials and any .msi files and i have been unable to figure it out, couple that with when trying to install itunes i get windows installer service could not be accessed it is getting quite frustrating. any help would be greatly appreciated


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31 Dec 2010   #2

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

thx couple problems with that. i am logged in as the admin always am. i cant deactivated uac or i cant seem to figure it out and when i got to admin tools i can not seem to find local security settings thx again
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31 Dec 2010   #3
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Djscy, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you are part of a domain, then you will have to check with the domain administrator for permission to install these instead. You will not be able to bypass it.

If not, then you might check to see if there may have been a rule set in AppLocker to not install these types of programs.

AppLocker - Create New Rules

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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31 Dec 2010   #4

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

hey brink thx that might be helpful but i dont have local security or local group policy as im running home premium so im stuck thx
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31 Dec 2010   #5

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

You said " i cant deactivated uac or i cant seem to figure it out".

The easiest way I know is to click on Start then type msconfig and press Enter.
Click on the Tools tab.
Select Change Uac Settings then click the Launch button.
Move the slider all the way to the bottom.
Reboot and UAC will be disabled.

User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings
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31 Dec 2010   #6
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

DJscy,

Oops, I missed that you had Home Premium. Sorry about that.

If you would post back a screenshot of your registry (regedit) at the Explorer key locations below showing all of the right pane of them. I'll take a look to see if there may be a entry there that is responsible for not allowing you to install the programs.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
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31 Dec 2010   #7

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

thanks alot cato and ztruker that fixed the .msi problem now if i can figure out why itunes wont install. brink screen shots to follow this post



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31 Dec 2010   #8
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

DJ,

You do not have anything in these locations that would prevent you from installing these files, but it looks like you have this solved for .msi files anyways now.


The iTune installation is a completely different issue, but I'm not familiar with it though.
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31 Dec 2010   #9

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

well thx for the help so far maybe someone else will see this and me able to help with itunes?
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31 Dec 2010   #10
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

If you have Bonjour installed, deactivate it from the system configuration. Also set it as 'disabled' in Services. Reboot and see if you can install iTunes now.
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