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Re: Installing cygwin on Windows 7 prompts for Admin credentials
- From: "B. Ossia" <aryanium at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2011 17:16:12 -0400
- Subject: Re: Installing cygwin on Windows 7 prompts for Admin credentials
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I have tried to install Cygwin for Windows 7 but it failed to finish
installation and stalls at 99% .No idea why but never was asked on
allowing it to make changes to the computer. i am also using plain
text format and hope this message go through for god sake!
On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 3:52 PM, Robert Jacobson
> I would like to let one of my users install cygwin as a normal
> (non-admin) account.
> However, when they run setup.exe, they get a UAC prompt "Do you want to
> allow the following program from an unknown publisher to make changes to
> your computer?
> To continue, type an administrator password, and then click Yes."
> I'd like to let them install it, but obviously I don't want to give them
> admin privs.
> What else can I do to workaround this?
> Robert Jacobson
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