Trouble Installing on Windows Vista

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Trouble Installing on Windows Vista

“I am running Windows Vista and have trouble installing Talon Tales. How do I fix this?”

Almost 99% of the time, the UAC is what causes issues with Vista users. Windows Vista has a feature called UAC, User Account Control. The UAC forces users that are part of the local administrators group to run like they were regular users with no administrative privileges. Meaning you can’t do administrator things while UAC is on if you’re part of this group.

Don’t worry disabling UAC won’t have any real security risks and you can always enable it again afterwards. Here’s how to disable UAC: Press the windows key and R simultaneously to open the Run window. Type in MSCONFIG — you should be prompted with a new screen. From there go to Tools, then scroll all the way down and find an entry called “Disable UAC”. Click launch. Wait for the computer to do whatever it does and don’t panic even when the black screen pops up. After it’s done click OK to close the window. Reboot your computer.

You should have UAC disabled now and you should be able to patch properly. And to enable it again do the same as above except that instead of choosing “Disable UAC” select “Enable UAC”.

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