Unable to Use SQL Developer On Windows 7 Without Admin Privileges (Doc ID 1294318.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 1.5.4.59.40 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 10-Oct-2012***
Reviewed for currency 14-Sep-2015

Symptoms


You cannot log in using SQL Developer x64 on Windows 7 without Admin privileges on Windows 7.

When you click on the SQL Developer Program you are prompted with the following:

USER ACCOUNT CONTROL
Do you want to allow the following program from an unknown publisher to make changes to this computer?
Program:sqldeveloperW.ext
Verified Publisher:Unknown
FIle Origin:Hard drive on this computer
To Continue, type an Administrator Password then click yes.

Cause

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