You’re happily sitting in front of your monitor and you have just placed your new CD into your drive in the hopes of shortly using your newly-purchased utility program. You wait for a few moments for the computer to recognize the CD and then all of a sudden you notice an error message popping up on the screen.
“The System Administrator has set policies to prevent this installation.”
“What?” you shout aloud. “I am the administrator!”
Has this ever happened to you? If so, perhaps the following suggestion may be of help to you in resolving this problem. This computer behavior may actually occur as a result of the user settings. The first and foremost reason is that the user settings have been modified to prevent you from installing any sort of program on your computer.
A) The quickest solution to this would be to log out and log in as the administrator
and simply change the user setting appropriately.
B) Also, if you go to users in your control panel and deactivate the User Account Control then this should no longer be an issue.
C) Another simple solution to this predicament is as follows -:
1. Enter the control panel once again and open Administrative Tools.
2. Go to the Local Security Settings.
3. Click on Software Restriction Policies.
4. In the event that there are no software restrictions defined, you can right click on Restriction Policies and
5. Select New Software Restriction Policy.
6. Next, double click on the enforcement and
7. Select All users except local administrators.
8. Finally, click OK. Lastly, reboot your computer and the problem should be resolved.
There are several different solutions at your fingertips that you could research and utilize in your efforts towards resolving this Microsoft-generated difficulty.
However, some of these solutions involve modifying your system registry and when doing so, you must approach this solution very carefully. In general, correcting errors of this nature can perhaps create even greater problems for you. The key here is being very careful what you change.Hope this helps.