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System Administrator Has Set Policies To Prevent This Installation


When trying to install overdrive media console i get the error "system administrator has set policies to prevent this installation", but i am the administrator. I am running windows 7 64 bit. I have tried to change uac settings but that didn't work, and i tried to "run as administrator" by going under properties on that folder, but the box was grayed out, so i couldn't do that. Any suggestions?

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