In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Bob Newman <newmaga...@gmail.com> wrote:
>Is there a setting in Windows 7 that will prevent you from running a
>program from your USB thumb drive? I have installed Portable Chrome and
>FireFox Portable as well as a few other programs that run from a USB
>drive. They seem to install okay but when I click the .exe file to run
>the program the pointer turns to an hourglass as it should but after
>only about 3 or 4 seconds it goes back to being a pointer, nothing ever
>comes up to indicate a program is trying to run. Could there being a
>setting that is set wrong? I have tried 3 different USB drives.
>Help please... Bob
Try right-click on the .exe, "run as administrator".