Run Matlab without Admin rights?

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A M 2015년 3월 25일
댓글: Jeffrey Brodhecker 2021년 1월 20일
I'm trying to install Matlab with a trial license on Win7 SP1. UAC is set to default. It seems impossible to run Matlab without Admin rights, not only can I not activate Matlab unless run as Admin (Error1731), I also have to run it as Admin after activation. Is there any way to install it so that a user can run it? It seems ridiculous that the Admin password is needed to run the program, I can't give everyone who uses the program Admin rights?
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Image Analyst
Image Analyst 2015년 4월 3일
I know for a fact that I do not have to "run it as Admin after activation". See my properties:
See? The "Run as administrator" checkbox is unchecked.
I don't recall if I need to grant administrator privileges during installation since I only do that twice a year. Anyway, my answer below remains the same for you as it was for A M - contact installation support at the Mathworks.

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Marc Jakobi
Marc Jakobi 2017년 11월 10일
This thread is a bit old, but I had the same problem and just found a solution. It's related to this this thread.
When you activated Matlab, you specified your administrator account. As a result, the license file is saved to the administrator account, not your user account. Every time you start Matlab, it can't find a license file and starts the Matlab Activator (which requires administrator privileges).
To solve this problem, activate Matlab and when prompted to put in the account name, replace the administrator account name with your user account.
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Jeffrey Brodhecker
Jeffrey Brodhecker 2021년 1월 20일
Thank you very much. This is the correct answer. side note - There will also be a 'warning' type message that comes up when you try to change the name, but just put the correctly spelt name of the account you are trying to run it on and it will be fine

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Image Analyst
Image Analyst 2015년 3월 25일
편집: Image Analyst 2015년 3월 25일
We don't really answer licensing or installation questions here. I would Contact Support Installation Help . I can say, though, that I don't have to run MATLAB as an administrator to get it to launch.

Jan 2015년 4월 3일
On my Windows 7 computer Matlab runs fine without admin privileges. It was useful to gain writing privileges to [matlabroot]\toolbox\local, such that pathdef can be adjusted. But the rest runs smoothly as user.

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