[Interest] Win10: GUI Program only runs as Admin

Frank Hemer frank at hemer.org
Tue Aug 1 15:06:48 CEST 2017

Hi Konrad,

On Tuesday 01 August 2017 12:48:09 Konrad Rosenbaum wrote:
> Hi,
> my program does not need explicit installation: you copy it into its
> directory and start it. Usually this works like a charm.
> One of my users has the problem that the program does not run as normal
> user under Windows 10, but it does run as Administrator. The error that
> pops up for a normal user looks like the one shown if qwindows.dll cannot
> be found (it is located in a sub-directory where the program normally
> expects it).
> Any ideas how I could go about reproducing and fixing this problem?

might be that the user copied it into its location using the Administrator 
account. So the 'regular' user has no permissions to access all the files in 
the installation dir. I've seen this happen multiple times when the target dir 
is somewhere on C: and acls are active.

Best regards

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