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iDVR-PRO Windows CMS Troubleshooting

The Windows software for iDVR-PRO video surveillance DVRs sometimes will not save the user settings after closing out the program. If you are experiencing this problem, please follow the instructions below.

1. First, try running the software as an administrator. To do so, right-click on the iDVR-PRO CMS icon and select " Run as Administrator." (Shown Below). If this does not help, please proceed to step 2.

iDVR-PRO CMS Windows Save Settings

2. To resolve the problem, please start by uninstalling the iDVR-PRO CMS software. Now when installing the software, instead of installing it in the default path, install it directly on the C:/ drive without going into the Program Files folder. (Shown Below).

iDVR-PRO CMS Windows Troubleshooting

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Mike Haldas

This article was written by , co-founder and managing partner of CCTV Camera Pros. If you have any questions about iPhone security camera app for iDVR, please email me at