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Error 1303 message says that I should login as Administrator.

asked 2019-06-25 06:07:34 +0100

D M Taylor gravatar image

updated 2019-09-14 09:27:07 +0100

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Error 1303. The installer has insufficient privileges to access this directory C:\Program Files\LibreOffice\program. The installation cannot continue. Logon as administrator or contact your system administrator.

Upon attempted ver. installation (Windows 8.1), an error message says that I should login as Administrator, which I already have. All User Groups have Full Control. There is no option to Run as Administrator. How may I overcome this obstacle?

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Opaque gravatar imageOpaque ( 2019-06-25 08:29:47 +0100 )edit

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answered 2019-09-13 21:34:21 +0100

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I had the same problem today on my 64 bit installation (Win10). And I have full administrator rights.

Turns out the error message in my case was all wrong. I have the Brother Printer Control Center running. Shutting it down made it possible to install. Check to see if you have any non-microsoft printer management software running. Your next reboot should re-launch your printer manager.

Hope this works for you, Doug

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Thanks for the remainder - added that to the FAQ.

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2019-09-14 16:56:47 +0100 )edit

answered 2019-09-14 08:52:55 +0100

Antonio52 gravatar image

Or simply turn off your UAC warning system in Windows. If you know what software you are installing, you don't need UAC, in fact it becomes a pain in the ass, everytime a trusted installation is aborted...

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