Installing 6.6.1 Community on Windows 8

Dar Scott dsc at swcp.com
Sat May 3 13:16:29 EDT 2014


Thanks!  

I still have trouble shutting down.  There is a menu on the right that keeps popping out that allows shutdown, but I don’t know what I do to make it happen.

Dar


On May 3, 2014, at 7:38 AM, Andrew Kluthe <andrew at ctech.me> wrote:

> I use windows 8 on one of my laptops and there were some quirks that came
> along with the new graphics layer but I think they are getting ironed out
> at a fast enough pace.
> 
> As for finding the control panel, one thing that became invaluable once i
> found it is right clicking on the windows logo on the task bar. This opens
> a context menu with fast access to the most important parts.
> 
> 
> On Sat, May 3, 2014 at 7:24 AM, Fraser Gordon <fraser.gordon at runrev.com>wrote:
> 
>> On 03/05/2014 06:48, Dar Scott wrote:
>>> I think so, since I just clicked a button when I did some privileged
>> things (run as admin, OK some I/O).  That is, I didn’t have to type in a
>> password.
>> 
>> The LiveCode installers handle privilege elevation themselves - it is
>> best to not run them as an administrator (the bulk of the installer runs
>> as an unprivileged programme and it is only the "installer slave" that
>> runs with admin privileges). If that also doesn't work,  let me know so
>> it can be added to the bug database.
>> 
>> Fraser
>> 
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> 
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