Permission denied but have permission

Andrey Repin
Thu Sep 22 18:01:00 GMT 2011

Greetings, Thrall, Bryan!

>> 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.

> [1]

Another option is to simple rename "setup.exe" to say, "cygwin.exe".

Andrey Repin ( 22.09.2011, <18:47>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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