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Re: Mount / Access is Denied

On 4/20/2014 12:25 PM, Robert Pendell wrote:
On Sat, Apr 19, 2014 at 10:21 PM, Zeranoe wrote:
On 3/8/2014 12:50 AM, Cicero Silva Luiz Junior wrote:
My OS is Windows 8.1 x64. UAC is on, behavior set as Prompt for
Credentials on Secure Desktop. Only elavate executables that are
signed and only elevate apps in secure locations settings are both on.
Any help is greatly appreciated.

I just ran into this issue too.

Everything worked fine on Windows 7 SP1 64-bit, but the same command on
Windows 8.1 fails with the same error.

I'm using --no-admin, and have write access to the root and local folders.

This seems to be a Windows 8.1 (maybe 8 as well) issue.

I would be happy to provide any further information about this, but
currently the command line method is useless on Windows 8.1 unless you have
admin privileges.
I was able to reproduce this as well on a lab machine at work that we
have Windows 8.1 x64 Update 1 loaded on.  It seems to throw the error
as soon as it goes to switch to installing the files and as suggested
only happens with --no-admin set.  There are no files unpacked as a
result.  There is no BLODA on my test machine as it is a clean install
save for updates in itself.  I'm going to test again on a VM later on
when I get a few minutes to run the install though and verify.  The
setup.log provided no appreciable information beyond what was provided
by the OP however if there is a way to up the verbosity I am more than
willing to re-run the install.

This issue seems to only happen when the user account is set to Administrator.

After testing with the account set to a "Standard User" the issue went away.

To reproduce, go to Control Panel>User Accounts>Change your account type>Administrator and then restart the machine.

It seems very backward that an Administrator account would have "Access Denied", and a standard account would work just fine.

Best regards,

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