Quote: Originally Posted by A Guy
It looks like the installer is at least looking for the correct file on D: I think it's likely how you moved your user folder. I have not personally done that. Here is Brink's tute on that: User Profile - Change Default Location
If you can run the installer from the root of D:, or C: for that matter, and select the installation directory, a workaround would be downloading, or moving the installer to a different location. I'll see if any of our resident smart people have any ideas
That's not how I did it though. I followed the infamous guide of Sean at OCN for moving the default location of your personal folders. It's simply changong the directory of the defaul location pane under the properties of Downloads, My Documents, etc. folders. No need to edit registry or something.
EDIT: Here's the link for Sean's guide
Quote: Originally Posted by Slartybart
Kevin: Check the security options on D:\User and D:\User\Kevin
Standard owner for C:\Users is Administrators
Standard owner for Yourname is System
You want to match what is standard to D:\Users
It might be easier for you to create a new user in the standard user location C:\Users and match those settings against your Profile on D: - make the new user the same type as Kevin (Admin or Std).
Once you have the new user - look at the security settings and match them on d:
Start at the top Profile folder Users - what does C:\Users have for permissions and who owns it, are the permissions inherited?
apply the same to d:\Users
then check the new user - same thing perms, owner, inherited
apply the same to d:\users\kevin
now check the files and sub-folders under the new user....
apply same to d:\users\kevin files and sub-folders
edit: of course the owner would be kevin, not the new user.... but you knew that - right
It's fairly easy if you have a template. Once your done, double check the settings and you can delete the new user.
Do the msi installs work under your profile on d: now?
I have to try this when I get home. Won't Windows do this automatically upon moving the defaul location of our personal folders?