Extension Manager on Windows 7

I noticed the Adobe Extension Manager that ships with Creative Suite was giving me an error when I would try to install an extension. It turns out you have to run it as an administrator. I would assume this is the case on Windows Vista as well. Here’s how to make it (and any other program for that matter) permanently run as an administrator.

Right-click on the program in your start menu and choose Properties:

Under the Compatibility tab, click Run this program as an administrator and click the Change setting for all users button:

From this point forward, you always get that annoying User Account Control dialog, but at least your extensions will always install.

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