Permission denied but have permission

Thrall, Bryan
Thu Sep 22 14:57:00 GMT 2011

Lou U wrote on 2011-09-21: 
> I am a newbie running cygwin on Windows 7. I want to run an installer
> for graphics software, Dislin, viz.
> $./setup.exe
> bash: ./setup.exe Permission denied

Windows 7 has something called UAC[1] which forces you to run anything called 'setup.exe' with Administrator privileges. You either need to disable UAC or run the installer from Windows Explorer or a command prompt.


Hope this helps,
Bryan Thrall
Principal Software Engineer
FlightSafety International

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