​Error occurs after system check while installing products:

"Access denied! Could not add solution to the SharePoint farm. Make sure you are logged in as SharePoint Administrator or Domain Administrator on the server. Also, make sure to turn off Windows User Account Control."


Please try the steps below:

  1. Make sure you log on the server as SharePoint administrator or domain administrator
  2. Extract the solution folder out of zip file, right-click on the setup.exe file, then choose ‘Run as administrator
  3. If persists after the above steps, plesae turn off the UAC controls

Applies for: SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2010

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