POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.windows : How to uninstall? : Re: How to uninstall? Server Time
27 Sep 2022 13:15:47 EDT (-0400)
  Re: How to uninstall?  
From: clipka
Date: 28 Jun 2017 16:30:35
Message: <595411eb$1@news.povray.org>
Am 28.06.2017 um 20:50 schrieb Mike Horvath:
> On 6/28/2017 12:28 PM, clipka wrote:
>> But it doesn't make much sense to offer an "install for all users"
>> option if that only installs start menu shortcuts without a mechanism to
>> distribute the actual user-modifiable files to all users, as such an
>> option would be seriously misleading.
> Not informing users that they can't install POV-Ray for non-admin
> accounts is also seriously misleading.

Did anyone say you can't do /that/?

Just install while logged in with the non-admin account, but choose an
install location to which that user account has write access, e.g.
`%LOCALAPPDATA%/POV-Ray/v3.7`. That should do the trick.

While it may not be standard knowledge how to install software for a
non-admin user, I think it is reasonably fair to expect such knowledge
from anyone using a non-standard Windows installation where they're
deliberately depriving their user account from the possibility of
temporarily elevating their access privileges to admin level.

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