Bug #850 Access denied when attempting to run setup.exe
Submitted: 15 Jul 2003 10:59 Modified: 15 Jul 2003 11:56
Reporter: Ken Kress Email Updates:
Status: Not a Bug Impact on me:
Category:MySQL Server: Installing Severity:S1 (Critical)
Version:4.0.13 OS:Microsoft Windows (Windows 2000)
Assigned to: CPU Architecture:Any

[15 Jul 2003 10:59] Ken Kress
C:\downloads\mysql\mysql>unzip mysql-4.0.13-win.zip
Archive:  mysql-4.0.13-win.zip
  inflating: setup.lid
  inflating: _INST32I.EX_
  inflating: _ISDEL.EXE
  inflating: _setup.dll
  inflating: _sys1.cab
  inflating: _user1.cab
  inflating: data1.cab
  inflating: DATA.TAG
  inflating: lang.dat
  inflating: layout.bin
  inflating: os.dat
  inflating: setup.bmp
  inflating: SETUP.EXE
 extracting: SETUP.INI
  inflating: setup.ins

C:\downloads\mysql\mysql>md5sum mysql-4.0.13-win.zip
39586768fe7aa07d13f035a18eca81af *mysql-4.0.13-win.zip

Access is denied.

When run from windows, I get a popup that says:
Access to the specified device, path, or file is denied.

How to repeat:
See above.
[15 Jul 2003 11:56] Miguel Solorzano
This installer package was already tested in Windows 2000
without present the problem mentioned.
Please verify the user privileges for to perform this
[23 Jul 2003 21:41] Ken Kress
I use a domain account and that account has administrative privileges on the laptop. I successfully installed mysqld as a service using the noinstall zip file.

I'll be glad to answer any other questions you may have.
[21 May 2005 21:21] Mami Mami