FieldNotes must be installed from an account with 'Administrator' rights to work correctly. Administrator rights are required to install most software, as they allow you to change your computer's configuration. This page demonstrates how to find out if your account has Administrator privileges.
The best way to check your account settings depends which version of Windows you are using.
Choose the most relevant method for your computer from the list below.
Look for the 'Computer' button, displayed on the right-hand side of the menu.
Right-click on the 'Computer' button and select 'Properties'.
This will open a new window showing information about your computer. Do not change any settings.
You may have to scroll the window down if it is hidden.
Look for the link which says 'Change Settings’ (on the right-hand side of the section).
(In some cases you may have to select 'Settings' and then Control Panel.)
This will open a new window containing various Control Panel items. These affect the way your computer looks and works, and generally should not be changed except where you understand how they should be used.
If the window is predominantly blue (as shown below) select 'Switch to classic view' in the top-lefthand corner.
(If the window has a white background the current view is correct).
Icons in the Control panel are arranged in alphabetical order. The 'System' utility icon is an old-fashioned computer:
The following dialog is displayed:
In either case, do not attempt to change any of the settings!