Virtual Earth - Profile issue

By honkanen
Mar 5, 2008
  1. I installed Virtual Earth on one of our notebooks (WinXP). I installed it with my local-admin account and then placed it in All Users.

    When other users log on, they cannot access Virtual Earth though. Is there something else I should do? I'm pretty sure the users all have the same permissions.

  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    Are the other users Admin accounts too.

    Also can you just install it on another account (not entirely sure how that works, does it add to, or wipe the programfiles Virtual Earth folder)

    Actually if you right click on the all users shortcut the properties, what do all the lines say?
    You may be able to adjust in there too.
  3. honkanen

    honkanen TS Rookie Topic Starter


    No, I don't think the others are admin accounts. They are just regular users. There will be several users on each notebook and we don't want to log in with each user account and install VE several times per machine.

    Thanks for the reply
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    Well that's likely the cause
    Virtual Earth is probably using the Admins account temp location

    Check the properties (as mentioned)

    Or install on each account
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