Not a beer (but you may need one after using this tool), but LUABuglight will help you to track down the issues with needing admin rights on a pc to run the application – my most recent example being Timeslips from Sage Software that needed power user rights
If you get the message “Another program is accessing your timeslips database in a way that prevents you from accessing it” then (in my case) the solution is as follows.
On the machine that is not having the problem, click on start/all programs/time slips/Station Administrator. Click on Help/About and make a note of the *install folder*. In my opinion this should really be named the config folder!
On the pc that is having the problem, do the same thing and you will find that the install folder is different (possibly c:\program files\timeslips).
Click on Options menu and then Change Database location – browse to the folder that was on the working pc and select the timeslips.cfg file.
Click ok (or done) and restart timeslips. You may be prompted to upgrade/update the timeslips data and then your timeslips data will be accessible again.
The menu names above are taken from memory but should be sufficient to get you working again. PS Sage’s phone support is 800 555 2542 but you will need a support contract.