Can't Install Steam

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#1 Posted by Suddenstriker52 (996 posts) -

I can not install steam at all. I have downloaded the program itself, but my computer blocks it from installing. I can get through the licencing agreements and such. The problem arises when I actual start the install. It just sits there for a good ten seconds with progress. Then the install suddenly stops and I get a message that I can not install because I do not have permission. This is where it gets perplexing. I have it set to administrator and I have all the permissions that it would allow except for special permission. I have Vista Ultimate. Can anyone help me.

#2 Posted by thusaha (14495 posts) -
Have you disable UAC?
#3 Posted by Suddenstriker52 (996 posts) -
UAC?
#4 Posted by deathshand707 (955 posts) -

Hes right

try disabling user account control

 

if im right going into "run"

type "msconfig"

 go into "tools"

find "disable user account control"

then "launch"

your comp may need a couple restarts but try installing it after that

And im positive this is how you disable it i just checked to make sure

#5 Posted by Baldwinc47 (90 posts) -
you could just go into the control panel->user accounts->turn off user account contrrol