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Windows 7: Windows Installer and UAC problems

07 Dec 2008   #1

Vista Home edition
Windows Installer and UAC problems

I tried to install new programs on my laptop but this was refused saying also that "The installer detects that a client already exists that can be modified only by an adminstrator". Concluding that the adminstrator is me (is that right!?) I went to the user accounts page and tried to open/change this account. But I couldn'open this page neither in order to put it off or on; it simply doesn't react. The funny thing is that I can't uninstall the non working windows installer in order to replace it by a working one.
One detail: there are some programs which I can still uninstall. In the windows programs list the header says remove/change in that case while in the cases where the installer doesn't work the header only says remove.

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07 Dec 2008   #2

Windows 7 Build 7277

Did you try right clicking the installer and running as an administrator? Also that is Vista, this is a Windows 7 forum.
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