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Windows 7: Administrator Problem in Home Edition

14 Jun 2010   #1
kb12

Windows 7 Home 32 bit
 
 
Administrator Problem in Home Edition

Hello all, I am attempting to run a program from a disc and everytime I try to run it a message pops up that reads "It appears that this computer has a level of security which prevents this software from running"

I understand that this is because administrator settings need to be enabled before I run the program. I enabled the hidden administrator user account and logged into it. The same this happens when I try to run it. The program works just fine in my windows 7 professional computer. Any ideas on what I could do to make it run?
Thanks!


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14 Jun 2010   #2
ttran

Microsoft Window 7 Professional 32 bit
 
 

I'm not sure your situation, but try this if it works
Go to control panel-->choose user accounts--> change user account control setting-->turn it to lowest level
if it doesn't make any changes, u still can change it to highest level
cheer
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14 Jun 2010   #3
Gata

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Try running the program as an administrator.
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14 Jun 2010   #4
ccatlett1984

 

Right-click on the program file, and click "run as administrator". UAC is what is causing you grief, although it should not have any effect on the hidden "administrator" account.
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