Installing 6.6.1 Community on Windows 8

Dar Scott dsc at swcp.com
Sat May 3 00:37:52 EDT 2014


I tried several things and then remembered something one of the grandkids said.

I installed for “only you”.  It worked.

Dar

On May 2, 2014, at 9:33 PM, Dar Scott <dsc at swcp.com> wrote:

> Has anybody successfully installed these versions on Windows 8?  Surely someone has.  Was it a real machine?  Parallels?  
> 
> Dar
> 
> On May 2, 2014, at 6:51 PM, Dar Scott <dsc at swcp.com> wrote:
> 
>> Yep.
>> 
>> 6.6.0, 6.6.1 and 6.6.2 RC3 all have the same problem.  Well, I mean I have the same problem with all 3.  I’m sure i’m doing something goofy.
>> 
>> This is not from a network drive.  This is right from the downloads folder.
>> 
>> Do I need to change some security settings?
>> 
>> Dar
>> 
>> 
>> On May 2, 2014, at 6:31 PM, Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Dar Scott wrote:
>>> 
>>>> I have a Windows 8 Parallels machine I hardly use.  I have installed
>>>> 5.5.4 Commercial in the past.  I’m trying to install LiveCode 6.6.1
>>>> Community.
>>>> 
>>>> I run the installer as administrator.  But, every time I get this:
>>>> 
>>>> 	Could not launch installer slave.
>>>> 
>>>> What am I doing wrong?
>>> 
>>> Do you get the same behavior with 6.6.2 RC3?
>>> 
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