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Windows 7: Access refused as an administrator

01 Aug 2010   #1
je24t2

Windows 7
 
 
Access refused as an administrator

I'm trying to disable drive indexing but as the administrator it says I do not have the rights.

Translated it says "you must have the administrative rights to modify these attributes".

How to?


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01 Aug 2010   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Je24t2, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You can also "Stop" and "Disable" the Windows Search service to disable the Index.

Index - Enable or Disable - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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01 Aug 2010   #3
je24t2

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Je24t2, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You can also "Stop" and "Disable" the Windows Search service to disable the Index.

Index - Enable or Disable - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn
Essentially option 2 is to ignore the files which windows 7 won't even let you apply this to even as an admin?

In any case I did both options.

Thanks Brink
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01 Aug 2010   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome.

Correct. You do not want to change them.
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