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Windows 7: Must Drag .exe from Download Folder to Desktop in order to install???

26 Feb 2014   #1
DawnR

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Must Drag .exe from Download Folder to Desktop in order to install???

I have checked permissions of my download folder.
I have run Windows repair in case something went haywire.

Whatever I download...I have to drag the set up .exe to my desktop.
Only then can I install the program.

Otherwise I get the windows cannot find the file, path, or drive error.

I sure would appreciate some help with this. I am normally a good problem solver.
But this has me stumped after weeks of reading and trying various suggestions.

Thank you.


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26 Feb 2014   #2
Mark Phelps

Win7 Pro 32-bit, Win8 Pro 32-bit
 
 

When I launch something, I right-click on it and select "Run as Administrator". See if that makes any difference.
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26 Feb 2014   #3
DawnR

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Yup..
I have already tried windows repair tool.
And I have also right clicked, ran as administrator...no love!
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