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Question about Technical Questions Can I run Catan - Cities & Knights without administrator privileges?

Answer

Please use the latest installer 1.231. This version only requires admin privileges upon installation.

The old “Catan - Cities & Knights” installer requires write access to the entire installation directory at all times.

As a result of this, the program will request administrator privileges when running on Windows Vista or Windows 7. Please click here to read more about running C&K without administrator privileges on Windows.

Running C&K without administrator privileges works fine if you are using Mac OS X 10.4 “Tiger” or 10.5 “Leopard.” However, if you are using Mac OS X 10.6 “Snow Leopard,” you have to take certain precautions. Please click here to read more about running C&K without administrator privileges on Mac OS 10.6 “Snow Leopard”.