failing to install programs

October 26, 2011 at 03:10:30
Specs: Windows Vista
"The administrator has set policies to prevent this program from installing". i get this message when trying to run setups to programs, in this case, skype. how do i go around it, IM THE ADMINISTRATOR!! using windows vista home basic.

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October 26, 2011 at 12:10:23
Have a look in Control Panel > Administrative Tools

Local Security Policy > Software Restriction Policies > double click on Enforcement (in right hand window)

For the setting "Apply software restriction policies", choose "all users except local administrators"

Click OK

Good luck !

Krystyna from Paris France

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October 26, 2011 at 13:00:27
Just open control panel/user accounts/Change User control account settings....push the slider to the bottom to turn it off....reboot your PC...install skyp and then reset your user account settings back to protected mode and reboot your should be properly installed then

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