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Windows 7: you do not have sufficient rights to perform this operation

04 Dec 2014   #1
ahmadysf

windows ultimate x64 bit
 
 
you do not have sufficient rights to perform this operation

I can't format my local drive


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04 Dec 2014   #2
RoasterMen

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-BIT
 
 

Is your user account an administrator?
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04 Dec 2014   #3
VISHWAS123

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit. & Linux Mint 17 32 bit
 
 

Hi

First of all, you need to be an administrator to perform such tasks.
Make sure that you are using an admin. account.
Then try it again.

BY THE WAY WHY ARE YOU FORMATTING YOUR LOCAL DRIVE????
The Local Drive usually contains the Operating system Files. You must not format it under any circumstances.

If you are and admin user Please recheck that you are not formatting the boot partition, else your computer will become unusable, until you reinstall the OS.

Hope i helped
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