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Don't seem to be able to get the portable version to run

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  • #14370 Reply
    Richard Lake


    I have downloaded & extracted the portable version.

    I double click on it…hourglass for about a second & then nothing.

    Do I have to do anything special to get it to run?

    #14371 Reply
    Richard Lake

    sorry…forgot to say this is System Ninja Pro

    #14372 Reply
    Shane Gowland

    Hi Richard.

    On newer versions of Windows, you will need to “unblock” the zip file prior to extraction, or else Windows will not allow the executable files contained within to run.

    Please see these instructions: https://singularlabs.com/tips/how-to-unblock-a-zip-file-on-windows-10/

    #14374 Reply
    Richard Lake

    just tried that…unblocked. Opened with Explorer…copied & pasted to a folder. Run the exe…same think…get the uac prompt…say yes…then nothing

    #14375 Reply
    Shane Gowland

    Is this Windows 10? Also, What level is your UAC set to?

    As an alternative, you can install System Ninja and then take all the files from ‘C:\Program Files (x86)\System Ninja’ (except the uninstaller) and move them to another folder. This will then become a DIY System Ninja Portable.

    #14376 Reply
    Richard Lake

    UAC is set to notify

    10 Pro ver 1903

    #14378 Reply
    Shane Gowland

    Thanks for this. We’re going to try to reproduce this issue and figure out what’s going on.

    Just to confirm: Is the installer version still working as expected?

    #14380 Reply
    Richard Lake

    yep. Installed version opens fine

    #14384 Reply
    Shane Gowland

    Hi Richard,

    We’ve just published a new build of System Ninja 3.2.6 Portable (

    Does this version run on your computer? (don’t forget to unblock prior to extracting)

    Kind regards,


    #14386 Reply
    Richard Lake

    good news. it works fine 🙂

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