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AR# 11010

3.1i Foundation - Can I run Foundation 3.1i without administrative privileges?

Description


privileges, revengine, Lmacs,load, license, dll







General Description:

Administrative privileges are required to install Foundation 3.1i software. After the

installation, users commonly run the software without administrative privileges,

which results in the following errors:



Lmacs: The Record Manager or Requester is inactive

Lmacs: The Record Manager or Requester is inactive - C:\TEMP\PROJ\LIBPROJ1.DIR

Pcm: Cannot create working library c:\temp\proj1\lib\proj1

cannot load Xilinx license dll.

Solution


The following five changes are required to fix the problem:



1. Give permission to write in the file:



c:\windows\bti.ini => write permission



and change the line:

"trnfile = C:\WINDOWS" to "trnfile = C:\TEMP"



2. Give permission to write in the file:



c:\windows\aldec.ini =. write permission



and change the line:

"PROJECTS=C:\FNDTN\ACTIVE\PROJECTS\" to "PROJECTS=c:\temp"



3. Give permission to write in the files:



c:\windows\Mkdemsg.log => write permission

c:\windows\Mkdewe.trn => write permission



4. Give permission to write in the directory:



c:\fndtn

c:\fndtn\active and all subdirectories of active.



5. Change the permissions for the following registry key:



HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\btrieve Technologies



This can be done by following these steps:



- Go to Start -> Run, and enter "regedt32";

- Select "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\btrieve Technologies";

- Using the pull-down menu, select Security -> Permissions;

- Click on the Add button;

- Select "Domain Users" or the list of users you wish to give access to this key;

- Click "Add." The "Domain Users" should now be displayed;

- Click "OK";

- Select "Domain Users" from the top window, and select the "Full Control" box.



Then, close "regedt32.'
AR# 11010
Date Created 08/29/2007
Last Updated 08/08/2011
Status Archive
Type General Article