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hi, i have a application called indigo rose autoplay media v 6.0 which when i launched in administrative mode works fine. This application requires activation code to first activate in admin mode.

but my problem is that if i install the application in admin mode and then launch the application first time in user mode it pops up the error sayiny that you must activate this application in admin mode and then it can be run in any user acoount.thius behavior also exists in source.

how can i cope this problem???
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One way might be to snap the registration process and see if there is just a set of registry keys that are created, if there is you may be able to add them to a transform and save the user the time and trouble of activating the application themselves.

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Answered 05/11/2007 by: Inabus
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i tried to capture the registries of activation code in admin mode and then added them in MSI and the result was the same.

it was popping up the same error.

any help????
Answered 05/15/2007 by: flyinghorse
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Hey,
What are you snapping with? If its Wise try using SmartMonitor as well as Snapshot.

Try using filemon and regmon while you register your app, they might give you a clue what happning...
Answered 05/15/2007 by: fuz_kitten
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You may find that the user requires write access to a specific registry key OR file on the system. If this is the case you may need to use secedit to allow the user access to the relevant section of the registry. Although i cant help you create the secedit file im sure that there are people out there who can, I only use pre-created stuff in the environment I work and havn't had to create 1 from scratch.

One question I have, if you make the normal user an admin by adding them to the admin group does that remove the problem?

If so its a rights issue and you will need to find the key the user needs write access too.

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paul
Answered 06/05/2007 by: Inabus
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