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Windows 7: Installing a program on Windows7 issue.

03 Nov 2009   #1
giorgio

windows 7 professional
 
 
Installing a program on Windows7 issue.

Hello everybody,

I have the following problem: my system runs on Windows 7 Professional and when I install a program using the default path c:\program files...etc it doesn't allow the program to create it's .log files. If I install it anywhere else the .log files are created without a problem.
If I turn off the UAC it creates the .log files in the default location. My question is: what should I do to get my .log files created without changing the UAC or the folders security options? Does anybody had this problem?

Thanks.
George.


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03 Nov 2009   #2
giorgio

windows 7 professional
 
 

There's really no one who could give me an answer?
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03 Nov 2009   #3
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Install it normally then when looking for the log files go to this location: C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Local\VirtualStore This is where files are created if an application attempts to write to a location it does not have permission to right to.
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04 Nov 2009   #4
giorgio

windows 7 professional
 
 

Thanks for the input. Do you know something about the write protection inside the Program Files or how does it work. I'm having a hard time to figure it out.
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04 Nov 2009   #5
giorgio

windows 7 professional
 
 

I've looked in that location but the files doesn't show up.
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