jimrbrown

[WORKAROUND] Novabench won't install

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I have downloaded the Windows 10 version but when I try and install it on my C drive I get the message:

Installation directory must be on a local drive

Any help appreciated

Jim

 

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Jim,

I see a few people posting about this issue with installers for other software as well. I think it may be related to permissions on your PC and not something we can fix yet on our end.

Here is a workaround for now:

  • Open Start Menu
  • Type "cmd" to search for command prompt
  • Right click Command Prompt, and "Run as Administrator"
  • Type:
    cd Downloads

    (or wherever you downloaded novabench.msi)

  • Type:

    msiexec /i novabench.msi WIXUI_DONTVALIDATEPATH="1"

     

That should let the installation work.

 

If anyone else is seeing this problem, please let me know.

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