How to run Live as Administrator on Windows

  • Live-Versionen: ALL
  • Betriebssystem: WIN 7, WIN 8

Running Live as administrator gives the program a higher level of access to the Operating System and can solve a variety of problems, for example:

  • Importing certain samples, and other media files.¬†
  • VST plug-ins not running correctly, or licensing not being preserved.¬†
  • Problems installing Live Packs.
  • Issues when running Live as ReWire client.

To run Live as administrator, please follow these steps:

  • Locate the Live icon on the Start Bar, Task Bar, or Desktop.¬†¬†
  • Right-click the icon, and select the 'Run as administrator' option.¬†
  • You can also use the shortcut: CTRL + SHIFT and click¬†the icon.

Context Menu

To always run Live as administrator, you can follow these steps:

  • Right-click the Live icon from the Desktop, Start Bar or Task Bar.¬†
  • Choose 'Properties' from the list.
  • Select the 'Compatibility' tab.¬†
  • From the 'Privilege Level' section, tick 'Run this program as administrator'.¬†

Compatibilty Menu