Thufir wrote:
> MySQL failed to install and gave the following error:
> 
> Product: MySQL Server 5.0 -- Error 1925.You do not have sufficient
> privileges to complete this installation for all users of the
> machine.  Log on as an administrator and then retry this installation.
> 
> For more information, see Help and Support Center at
> http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
> 
> I'm looking for an alternative on Windows XP -- an installer which
> doesn't require administrator privileges so that I can muck around
> with Ruby more on the database side.
Have you tried Instant Rails?  As far as I recall it doesn't need 
installing.

http://instantrails.rubyforge.org/wiki/wiki.pl

-- 
Alex