||The product installation fails, and the user is presented with the “Category does not exist” message.
||The issue may be caused by the User Account Control performance.
There are two ways to resolve the issue:
Change the elevation prompt behavior for administrators:
- Open the Start menu, navigate to All Programs / Accessories / Run, type in secpol.msc and click OK.
- In the Local Security Policy left pane, navigate to Local Policies / Security Options.
- In the right pane, double-click the following policy: User Account Control: Behavior of the elevation prompt for administrators.
- On the Local Security Settings tab, select Elevate without prompting and click OK. The tasks that request elevation will automatically run as elevated without prompting administrator.
- Close the Local Security Settings window.
- Restart the system, if you are notified that it is needed to apply the changes.
or disable User Account Control (UAC).
- For Windows 2008 and Windows 7, do the following:
- Open the Start menu, navigate to Control Panel / User Accounts / Change User Account Control settings.
- In the User Accounts Control Settings window, switch to Never notify.
- Restart your server to apply the changes.
- For Windows Vista, do the following:
- Open the Start menu, navigate to Control Panel / User Accounts.
- In the User Accounts window, click User Accounts.
- In the User Accounts tasks window, click Turn User Account Control off.
- If UAC is currently configured in Admin Approval Mode, the User Account Control message appears. Click Continue.
- Clear the Use User Account Control (UAC) to help protect your computer check box, and then click OK.
- Click Restart Now to apply the change right away, or click Restart Later, and then close the User Accounts tasks window.