[Spambayes] Windows NT 4.0

Tony Meyer tameyer at ihug.co.nz
Wed Jan 19 23:32:51 CET 2005

> Can Spambayes be loaded on Windows NT 4.0 if the user
> is not the administrator of the PC?

It depends what access the user has.  The installer needs to be able to
create the files/directories in the specified installation location, and
write to the registry (HKEY_LOCAL_USER).  A regular user would typically
have that much access, but if not, then won't be able to do the install
(without writing to the registry, Outlook has no way of knowing about the

> Also, if loaded as Administrator, can the user then use
> the product?

Please see the "SpamBayes is not available for all users on the machine."
section of the troubleshooting guide.  A copy is installed with SpamBayes,
or you can read the online version at:


If you still have difficulty, please send us a copy of your log files, as
described in the troubleshooting guide.


Please always include the list (spambayes at python.org) in your replies
(reply-all), and please don't send me personal mail about SpamBayes.
http://www.massey.ac.nz/~tameyer/writing/reply_all.html explains this.

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