simpleton is denied administrative access can anyone help???? I want to rule my pc RRS feed

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  •  How do I give my account administrative permissions when everything I attempt is denied access. This is a second hand pc and I think it is laughing at me.
    Monday, February 2, 2009 2:49 PM

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  • If you are trying to perform an action in Vista that requires administrative rights - such as running a program, right click the shortcut for the program and select "run as administrator" and then click OK when UAC prompts you to confirm that you wish to proceed.

    Note that  you're off topic for this forum, which is dedicated to Windows Live OneCare. You may want to try the Microsoft Public newsgroups here: http://www.microsoft.com/communities/newsgroups/list/en-us/default.aspx for further help with Vista.


    Microsoft MVP Windows Live / Windows Live OneCare Forum Moderator
    Monday, February 2, 2009 4:43 PM