Q:Windows Vista vs. RaidenFTPD, are they compatible?
Windows Vista is the latest generation of consumer operating system from the Microsoft, and of course RaidenFTPD has to work properly on it.
RaidenFTPD is compatible with Windows Vista, however You will have to make a slight change of system setting on the Windows Vista operating system.
What if You don't turn off UAC
RaidenFTPD is unable to write in the program files\raidenftpd application folder, hence you will see the following error when you launch RaidenFTPD.exe
Error dialog box when You start RaidenFTPD on Windows Vista without turnning off UAC
How to turn off UAC on Windows Vista
Step 1: goto control panel and click User Accounts and Family Safety
Step 2: click User Accounts
Step 3: Click Turn User Account Control on or off
Step 4: Uncheck the check box of Use User Account Control (UAC) to help protect your computer
Step 5: reboot your PC and now you can use RaidenFTPD on Windows Vista Happily.
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