Re: Slightly OT: Windows Vista does not allow me to change any

Subject: Re: Slightly OT: Windows Vista does not allow me to change any
From: Chris Borokowski <athloi -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2008 08:32:52 -0800 (PST)

Yves wrote:

> Sometimes, we need to change the odd configuration file in the
> installation
> folder of a program. These files are usually in a subfolder of
> c:\program
> files.

Microsoft wrote:

> Alternatively, you can run the program that is doing the downloading
> "as
> administrator" by right-clicking it and clicking Run As
> Administrator, and
> this will allow it to save to this area, but the solution above is
> better.

I'd try:

1. Set up a batch or script file to do what you need.
2. To run it, right-click the icon and click "Run As," select

It will undoubtedly still bug you with security questions, but this
might allow an easier version of the process.
technical writing | consulting | development

Never miss a thing. Make Yahoo your home page.

Create HTML or Microsoft Word content and convert to Help file formats or
printed documentation. Features include support for Windows Vista & 2007
Microsoft Office, team authoring, plus more.

True single source, conditional content, PDF export, modular help.
Help & Manual is the most powerful authoring tool for technical
documentation. Boost your productivity!

You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as archive -at- web -dot- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-unsubscribe -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
or visit

To subscribe, send a blank email to techwr-l-join -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com

Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit for more resources and info.

Previous by Author: Best user manual I've seen
Next by Author: Re: Word 2007 TOC
Previous by Thread: RE: Framemaker question
Next by Thread: Anyone have a boiler plate Reviewer Comments sheet?

What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads