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i downloaded and got a "insufficient permissions to access this application"

what does this mean? i believed unity was for all that wanted to try it out. the demo i mean. i cannot open the file it says insufficient permissions to access this application. could someone tell me what im doing wrong? i am trying to download it again and will take a screen shot to show the problem im having

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asked Jul 12, 2012 at 04:27 PM

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You don't have the permission to save it to the location to which you are downloading - this is a problem with your user account and not Unity.

Jul 12, 2012 at 04:48 PM whydoidoit

where am i supposed to save the file?

Jul 12, 2012 at 04:51 PM superclutz

Please use comments not answers when you are not providing a solution to the question. I have converted your answer to a comment

Jul 12, 2012 at 04:52 PM whydoidoit

You need to save it to a location that has enough disk space and that you have permission to write to.

Jul 12, 2012 at 04:52 PM whydoidoit

call me an idiot but why would i need permission on my own pc? i am not understanding this

Jul 12, 2012 at 04:58 PM superclutz
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ok i fixed the problem sorry it took me gettong of google chrome and using IE then i saved the file to a new folder and no messages about insufficient permissions but just to check out that problem i did try to shar the sub sharing folder with my other main loggin name on my pc but still had the problem with downloading it with chrome downloader. i really dont understand since i have downloaded 500 plus meg files all last week with it just downloaded sandbox by platnum arts and no problem 400 megs. well all is good though now i got it just have to install and will have to check it all out then im sure ill be back with some better questions. will do alot of reading first though so wont be for a while before i need some help. thanks whydoidoit for helping me out. really apprieceate it.

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answered Jul 12, 2012 at 06:19 PM

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Thanks, yes it did. Searched and found this for a similar question : http://answers.unity3d.com/questions/289275/i-cant-download-unity.html#answer-291159

Jul 26, 2012 at 11:15 PM alucardj

I converted your comment to an answer as it might well help someone else in future. Glad you've got it working!

Jul 12, 2012 at 06:25 PM whydoidoit
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