Lastest setup.exe gives error message mount: Access is Denied

Dave Korn
Wed Sep 17 16:43:00 GMT 2008

Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote on 16 September 2008 03:05:

> Michael Kokich wrote:
>> I've solved the problem now! But I'm not sure why this solves it.
>> So the right clicked and ran setup using 'Run as Administrator' but it
>> was still giving me the mount error when it got to the part to install.
>> I then decided that I would try turning UAC on and then run the
>> setup.exe again. And this time it has installed without complaint.
>> I dont' know why I turned UAC back on, but it has seemed to fixed it.
> You're right.  That makes no sense. ;-)

  Or to put it another way, that's by design.  Microsoft design.  See also
system32/sysnative nonsense!

Can't think of a witty .sigline today....

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