[ACCEPTED]-The requested operation requires elevation" message after setup-privileges
This is occurring because the executable 8 is marked as requiring elevation.
If you 7 try to run the application from the
[Run] section 6 with the
postinstall flag, you can add the
shellexec flag. If 5 you do that then
Inno Setup will start the application 4 with the
ShellExecute function rather than
CreateProcess. This will 3 make Windows bring up the UAC and run the 2 application with elevated privileges if 1 needed.
No, there's no way to overcome this, short 5 of elevating yourself to administrator.
The 4 reason this is the case is to prevent unauthorized 3 actions from taking place on your computer. Mostly, it 2 allows companies to set policies on what 1 users can and cannot do with their computers.
I am using windows 11. What I had to do 2 is open powershell as administrator. This 1 allowed me to continue.
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