2022-08-31 at 8:33 am #55390NaxosCGCustomer
Hello team !
My son is showing some interest for Verge3D stuff, so i tried to install it on his PC, 4.1.1 free demo.
On my PC, i have only one user account, so it is admin.
On his PC, i have admin account, and his user account : i do that for children as if the system asks for admin password while he is not actually installing stuff, this is suspicious, and it is a good way to add security.
Problem is, since windows 10, the C:, and C:\programs are not available for read when you are logged as simple user (not admin).
Of course, when i statt install for Verge3d, it says that it can’t write files. Logical.
So i right-click / start as admin the installation exe : and it can copy files and so on.
BUT : it installs stuff for the admin session, not the current user one, and 3dsMax does not have the Verge3D menu.
I first thought about some max bullshit, and tried several ways to manually create this menu : no success, of course, the created menu does not find scripts and so on.
After 2+ hours testing, i find the (bad) solution :
I’ve changed the ownership / security acces for c:\programs files so that current user can write files into it.
Started Verge3D installation as current user (not admin), and it worked.
I think you should change the installation process to install verge3D for all users (like some other softwares), it could solve this issue.
"1+1=3... for large values of 1"2022-08-31 at 1:30 pm #55400Alexander KovelenovStaff
There is no need for admin rights to install Verge3D. Just select some other directory in the installer, which is accessible by the non-privileged user (Downloads, Documents, Home… etc).
P.S: Happy see more Verge3D users among youngsters2022-08-31 at 2:03 pm #55403NaxosCGCustomer
Ok, but the default is within program files, and i guess it has to install stuff in the autodesk / 3dsmax 20xx folder.
I mean, if i let all by default, i get the “can’t write file” error, and can be confusing for artists guys.
I’m sort of an hybrid guy : 80% artist, 20% maths/code, 100% nerd.
And i had to find this workaround to get it installed, and it took me 2+ hours to get it done.
So just maybe if it could be simplyfied…
"1+1=3... for large values of 1"2022-08-31 at 4:53 pm #55423
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