I have a couple of MSI applications that will not install on a PC with Non-admin user rights. I have the registry keys in for making the MSI install with elevated rights but it won't install. I have figured it out that it pertains to folder permissions in the Program Files directory. I am wanting to know Why an MSI will fail install when it has the AlwaysInstallElevated registry keys? Can anyone shed some light on this? I appreciate any responses.

Thank you.

John Summers
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Try changing the default install path to something other than Program Files. Let me know if that works, then we can look at the permissions it requires.
Answered 03/21/2005 by: cdupuis
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If it is a vendor msi then check the custom actions to make sure they are running in System Context.
Answered 03/21/2005 by: MSIMaker
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the registry should be in os, not in MSI

Answered 04/12/2013 by: phanigudivada
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