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Windows 7: Safe Mode

27 Feb 2010   #1
JeffW

Windows 7
 
 
Safe Mode

Hi,

An application I tried to install would not install because it said I might be in safe mode.

HOw do I check this? I am logged in as administrator.

Thanks


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27 Feb 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JeffW View Post
Hi,

An application I tried to install would not install because it said I might be in safe mode.

HOw do I check this? I am logged in as administrator.

Thanks
Safe mode (F8) will show a list of files as it is logging on. if it boots normally chances its not in safe mode. what app were you trying to install?

Ken
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27 Feb 2010   #3
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello JeffW, welcome to Seven Forums!



Does it say safe mode in the 4 corners on the monitor? If not, then it's not in safe mode; you have to boot into safe mode and you'd know you'd done that.
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27 Feb 2010   #4
JeffW

Windows 7
 
 

It doesnt say safe mode in the corners. So I guess I am regularly logged on.

I was trying to install this..

Download the Microsoft Web Platform

I typed: %temp%\webpi_launcher.txt

and got the error message:

Method '_wspawnl' failed. Failure: 0x643
Failed to install the Web Platform Installer MSI. Unable to launch Web Platform Installer.

Does that help"?
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27 Feb 2010   #5
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Try r clicking the installer and select "Run as Administrator" to see what happens then.

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27 Feb 2010   #6
JeffW

Windows 7
 
 

For some reason, right clicking does not give that option.

I am logged on as an administrator.

[IMG]file:///C:/Users/ADMINI%7E1/AppData/Local/Temp/moz-screenshot.png[/IMG]It is a windows installer package, if that helps.
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27 Feb 2010   #7
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

I just d'l that same prog ( from the link you posted) to my desktop and that snip came from the installer when I r clicked on it.
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27 Feb 2010   #8
JeffW

Windows 7
 
 

I tried running as the administrator - for the "wpilauncher" but that gave me the same error.

COuld there be a problem with my computer?

Is there a way to check if I have administrator privaledges on my computer?
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27 Feb 2010   #9
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Yes in the start menu click your user picture at the very top right and you'll get a window like this.

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27 Feb 2010   #10
JeffW

Windows 7
 
 

Yes I have that - so I have admin rights thanks!
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