[messages] [Technical Support & Bugs] Error Installing

Thomas Russ tar at isi.edu
Mon Oct 25 14:55:24 MST 2010


On Oct 24, 2010, at 7:31 PM, Soulx wrote:

> I'm having trouble installing vassal. When I open the installation
> wizzard and try to install, I get a message saying it has an error
> opening a file for writing. C:/Program Files/VASSAL/ 
> VASSAL.exe.Retrying
> it does nothing, and if I ignore it just takes me to the next file  
> here
> it still get the same error message. Does anyone know why this is?
> Thanks in advance for any help.

My first guess would be that you don't have access privileges for the  
"Program Files" directory, and so the installer can't create the  
VASSAL folder there.  Do you have Administrator privileges on the  
machine you are trying to install on?



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