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System Admin has set policies to prevent this installation

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I have a laptop that I just picked up with Win7 Home. I installed office but I constantly get this error. The error also pops up when I try to uninstall programs. UAC is off already. I also dont see how to access the local security policy in Win7.

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by:gcolquhoun
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Try turning UAC back on and restarting, then when you log back in make the changes and when prompted by UAC allow.
Alternatively restart into safe mode and log in as the administrator account.

There are issues when UAC are turned off which stop it recognising administrator accounts as such.
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by:Zahersyed
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Make sure you are the administrator on the computer, if not log off and log back in as an administrator.
Also check the account settings and see if you have any restrictions.

Enter the control panel once again and open Administrative Tools.
Go to the Local Security Settings.
Click on Software Restriction Policies.
In the event that there are no software  restrictions defined, you can right click on Restriction Policies and
Select New Software Restriction Policy.
Next, double click on the enforcement and
Select All users except local administrators.
Finally, click OK. Lastly, reboot your computer .
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I dont see local security settings in administrative tools...
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by:Zahersyed
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under administrative tools.
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Local security policy might not be included with Win7 home.
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by:Zahersyed
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Was it an upgrade from vista ?

Try this.
go to control panel
then user accounts
select
TURN USER ACCOUNT CONTROL TO OFF or never notify

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Local Security Policy is not available with Win7 Home version.  But you can try method 2 from this page, which uses a registry edit:

http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7programs/thread/c92f9fb3-7b15-49e4-8a59-548e4ee00a44
Get message 'the system administrator has set policies to prevent this installation'
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cwest420, how about some feedback?
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Sorry for the delay. This resolved my issue!!


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