Windows Admionistrator Rights

Kenneth Porter shiva at
Tue Dec 28 16:21:32 CST 2004

--On Tuesday, December 28, 2004 11:12 AM -0800 Mark Knecht 
<markknecht at> wrote:

> How can I tell Wine to trick an install program into thinking the user
> has administrator rights under Windows XP? I've switched the windows
> type in the config file to winxp but the install program for Autocad
> 2005 tells me to log in again as an administrator.

My guess is that it's either unable to write to a system directory or it's 
looking for a certain group membership. Try tracing the installer and see 
if it's doing something like that.

More information about the wine-devel mailing list