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Windows 7: XAMPP installation error - UAC?

11 May 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium - 64bit
XAMPP installation error - UAC?

If this is in the wrong forum, pardon me; it seemed to fall under a few categories.

I downloaded and installed XAMPP for testing things on localhost, version 1.7.4. When I run the installation, this dialog box crops up:

I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium (64), so I'm a bit confused. The installation then proceeds with incident, but upon running XAMPP itself:

Isn't that a root directory?

The console then says this upon clicking Okay:

A cursory google search suggests that I disable the UAC (which seems to involve sliding it down to Never), restarting, installing, then reenabling the UAC. However, I have yet to find a listed problem online that matches this case, so I'm a tad hesitant.

In case it helps, the computer is a Dell Studio 1555, 4 GB of RAM, and a T4400 2Ghz Pentium Dualcore.

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14 May 2011   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium - 64bit

You are all DEAD TO ME. No tipping this time!
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12 Nov 2015   #3

It can be solved easily

It can be solve easily by the following step given below ...
  1. Click on the "Start" Button in Windows .
  1. Now go to "Control Panel" Then click on the "User Accounts" .
  1. Now click on the "Change User Account Control Settings" .
  1. Now you need to Drag Down the Bar to "Never Notify" Then click on the "OK" Button .
  1. You are "Done" .
  1. Now you need to "Restart" Your PC for Apply the changes .
Alternative Method :
There is another way to solve the UAC Warning problem . By changing the installation folder to somewhere else . Change the destination while installing Xampp from : C:\Program Files (x86) to C:\xampp or any another Drive location .
Credit Goes to : Xampp Installation UAC Warning Issue Solved
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