Administrator permissions – EinOutError message

GameMaker needs the student accounts to have some permissions to access shared directories on the local machine, these are:

  • The install location
  • The temporary directory (this can be changed by setting the %TEMP% environment variable
  • The shared program data directory on Windows 7 this is c:\programdata\GameMaker81 - though this location can vary from system to system.
  • The only registry location that GameMaker should access are, the student accounts will also need access to them...
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Game Maker
  • HKEY_LOCAL_USER\Software\Game Maker\Version 8.1
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