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ShadowChemosh
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Old October 20th, 2017, 03:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Colen View Post
There's a difference between installing with administrator authority, and using the right click -> "run as administrator" menu option. The latter does things in a subtly different way that can mess things up, because (among other things) it results in files being created that can't be deleted or changed by a process without admin rights - just installing in an elevated process doesn't do that.

I don't 100% understand the ins and outs of it myself, this is just what I've gathered after helping multiple people with issues caused by installing as an administrator.
Interesting. Thanks for the info.

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