Subject Re: Run As Administrator
From Ken Mayer <>
Date Wed, 1 May 2019 21:11:47 -0700
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

On 5/1/2019 7:41 PM, michael wrote:
> Hi Bruce/Andy,
> I would rather run it in my own private directory c:\RT9999 and I use Set directory for that but it seems that if I dont run it as administrator it looks for the program in the windows32\system folder regardless.
> So, then If I run as Administrator then windows wont execute it in the startup folder.
> So, what i am asking is why does dbase need to run as Administrator?
>   Can we work around it? I already set directories depending on users.

The default in dBASE is to use CUA (Common User Access) Paths. You can
turn this off by using:

_app.useUACPaths := false

All of this is discussed in my books ...


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