Winzip Self Extractor Error – The Requested Operation Requires Elevation

Yes, I do agree with you.  The error message does not make any sense.

There I was, having downloaded 1.3GB of CNC Demo, all ready to install on my Windows Vista when WinZip suddenly pops up an error message “the requested operation requires elevation”.  I clicked OK and nothing happened.  I tried reinstalling 3 times and the same thing happens.

Instead of double clicking the installation file, I right-clicked on the file and chose “Run as administrator”.  Woohoo… it worked. 🙂

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  1. K. Enzi said,

    June 11, 2008 @ 6:08 am

    Thank you! Exactly right. I’ll pass the word around.

  2. K. Enzi said,

    June 11, 2008 @ 9:54 am


  3. Sabrina Dias said,

    September 7, 2010 @ 1:00 am

    Thank you, it so worked.

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