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Windows 7: Can account privileges prevent installation?

09 Sep 2010   #1
BigJim3333

Windows 7
 
 
Can account privileges prevent installation?

I'm having a problem trying to run an x86 Java app as a standard user. It works fine if I log in as an administrator, but shows a Java error message (Java Virtual Machine could not find the main class...) if I'm just a standard user.
I have both 32 and 64-bit JRE installed on my 64-bit machine. I suspect it's not a permissions issue because in Windows Explorer i see jawaw listed as file type "Jar executable file" when I'm an administrator (which is when it runs fine), and only "Jar" when I'm a standard user. Can you help me?


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09 Sep 2010   #2
richc46

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Give this a try. In the standard account, right click on the java appl and then run as administrator. Might work.
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09 Sep 2010   #3
BigJim3333

Windows 7
 
 

Sorry, in that 2nd paragraph above I meant to say that I DO suspect it's a permissions issue. (Guess I out to preview my messages...)
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09 Sep 2010   #4
BigJim3333

Windows 7
 
 

The app has a .jar extension so that's not offered as an option.
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09 Sep 2010   #5
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Here is our tutorial on Permissions,
https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...rmissions.html
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09 Sep 2010   #6
BigJim3333

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks, but I shared both the app and Java folders and the problem persists.
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