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I installed a program as a SuperUser, but it stopped working after a while!

As far as I can figure, it's a permissions problem. Some data gets written to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE and that gets wiped sometimes when the Administrator logs on and runs the same application. For example, WinMX would install and run just fine until I logged on as the administrator. After that, whenever WinMX would be run by a non-Administrator it would only logon and not search.

I solved this by re-installing it as an Administrator, rebooting, and changing the permissions on the Registry keys that WinMX uses. (which was: "HKEY_CURRENT_MACHINE\Software\FrontCode Software") - and setting them to Full Control for the users I wanted to be able to use WinMX.

Last updated on 2001-12-04 14:00:00 -0700, by Shalom Craimer

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