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Windows 7: Winsxs permissions

13 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7
Winsxs permissions

I tried to load some statistical software called Stata 9.0 on a new PC with Windows 7. Part way through the installation, I got an error message that setup did not have permission to access this folder:


I've tried un-hiding folders and I still don't see that folder. I also tried to change account permissions and make all subfolders of winsxs write-able, but nothing worked.

Any suggestions? I'd like to avoid purchasing a newer version of Stata.


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13 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

Do not mess with the winsxs folder! That can seriously mess up the computer!
What it are probably need to install is Visual C++ 2008 Redistribution...

However the program should not even be trying to access the winsxs folder...
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