[triangle-zpug] Enfold Systems

Chris Church flyingfred0+trizpug at gmail.com
Thu Mar 8 22:22:44 UTC 2007

Python on Vista works great for me, but it didn't install right the
first time.  I had to right-click the installer and use the "Run as
Administrator" option, even though I am already an "Administrator".
Stupid Vista and it's User Account Control.......

Chris Church
flyingfred0 at gmail.com

"Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."
(Benjamin Franklin)

On 3/8/07, Dave Powell <jdavep at gmail.com> wrote:
> hello all...
> ...i just wanted to share a trial and tribulation...
> ...i just loaded Python on my windows Vista machine with a fair bit of
> difficulty...
> ...the Python installers evidently feature msi code that isn't friendly with
> Installer 4.0 (which comes with Vista)...despite the fact that i have
> installed numerous applications, i was unable to install Python...
> ...i found this tip to install from the command prompt, but no dice...
> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2006-June/389015.html
> ...so...on a whim i logged in as the local admin acct, and it installed just
> fine using the command line tool...
> ...evidently, just having the local rights on the machine (which my domain
> acct had) wasn't enough for some reason...
> ...so, if you are one of the few stupid souls testing Vista (like me),
> there's your solution for installing Python...  ;o)
> thx...
> ...dave p
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> ...
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