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Drag&Drop files doesn't work when Wwise is run as administrator

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On Windows 10, when Wwise is run as administrator (which is my default setting, and necessary for other things), it becomes impossible to drop a file from Windows Explorer into a sound in the Wwise Authoring Tool. (Instead is just shows one of the 'forbidden' icons and doesn't do anything.)

This is immediately fixed when you restart Wwise without administrator permission.

This seems like a bug in Wwise right? Anything that can be done about this?
asked May 8, 2017 in General Discussion by Jelle (150 points)

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Hey Jelle,

Thanks for reporting. This is already a known issue.
Long story short, Windows does not allow for dragging elements over admin processes, so the "run as administrator" option will have to be disabled to drag and drop in audio files.
answered Sep 14 by Mads Maretty S. (Audiokinetic) (5,980 points)