SmartPSS/How to Install SmartPSS on Non Admin Account

How to Install SmartPSS in Windows with a Non-Administrator Account

Description

This guide aims to explain the process of installing SmartPSS with a non-administrator Windows account

NOTE: If none of the below methods are successful, the software will not run without an admin account on that computer

Prerequisites

  • A Windows Computer
  • The SmartPSS Installer: Download Here
  • A new Windows User Account that has been logged into at least once

Step by Step Instructions

Method 1 - Installing SmartPSS on a Non-System Disk

1. Login with the Admin account

2. Run the SmartPSS Installer file, and change the installation path to a non-system disk

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3. After finishing the installation process, run SmartPSS with the Admin account once to allow the program access through the firewall

4. Log out of the admin account, then log in with the specific User account and run SmartPSS

Method 2 - Installing SmartPSS on the System Disk

1. Login with the Admin account

2. Run the SmartPSS Installer file, and change the installation path to the specific user's folder

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3. After finishing the installation process, run SmartPSS with the Admin account once to allow the program access through the firewall

4. Log out of the admin account, then log in with the specific User account and run SmartPSS

Method 3 - Installing SmartPSS in the Default Folder

1. Login with the Admin account

2. Run the Installer file, and install it in the default folder

3. In Windows Explorer, navigate to Local Disk -> Program Files. Right click on "Smart Professional Surveillance System" and select "Properties"

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4. Select the "Security" tab at the top
Select the User in the list under "Group or user names"
Select "Edit..."

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5. Check the box next to "Full Control" and select "Apply" at the bottom

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6. Run SmartPSS with the Admin account once to allow the program access through the firewall

7. Log out of the admin account, then log in with the specific User account and run SmartPSS