Can't Install LM As a Service on Windows (LicenseMonitor)

To install License Monitor files, lmagent.64.exe and lm-win64.exe, as a service on Windows, you must run them as an administrator.

To do so, right-click on the downloaded file (lmagent.64.exe and lm-win64.exe) and choose “Run as administrator”. If you do not see that option, it means you don't have administrator privileges and cannot install the tool. Adjust your machine privileges as needed.
There are also times when choosing that option shows grayed out service account fields, and you can't install LM as a admin. That's because there is a setting in Windows that prevents unassigned software from running with admin privileges. This is the default setting. So even if you choose “Run as administrator," Windows will prevent the installation without any warning.
To change this, you must disable the"User Account Control: Only elevate executable files that are signed and validated" option.
To do so, perform the following steps:

1. From the Start menu, click Control Panel.
2. Click Administrative tools
3. Click Local Security Policy > Local Policies > Security Options.
4. Double-click on: User Account Control: Only elevate executable files that are signed and validated
5. Click Disable.
6. Click Apply. Click OK.  
7. Log out and the log back in.
8. Run LicenseMonitor by right-clicking on the executable file and choosing “Run as Administrator”.
9. If that doesn't resolve it, contact customer support.

Please note: Depending your version of Windows, you may have to change the settings by navigating to them via a different route.

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