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Windows 7: "User Account Control" error started showing

26 Nov 2011   #1
Jack1933

Windows 7 32-bit
 
 
"User Account Control" error started showing

I keep getting the error: "Do you want to allow the following program from an unknown publisher to make changes to this computer?" This occurs when I open my email program Eudora. I have had this program on the computer for about 2 years and never had any problem until 3 days ago.


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26 Nov 2011   #2
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Alright, go to the icon for Eudora, right click the icon, go to properties, go to compatibility, and uncheck the last box in the list "Run this program as an administrator"

Does this fix the problem?
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26 Nov 2011   #3
Jack1933

Windows 7 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by writhziden View Post
Alright, go to the icon for Eudora, right click the icon, go to properties, go to compatibility, and uncheck the last box in the list "Run this program as an administrator"

Does this fix the problem?
The item is "grayed out" and has a check mark in it. Can't do anything with it!
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26 Nov 2011   #4
Corazon

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

This happens only with Eudora?
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26 Nov 2011   #5
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Have you recently updated Eudora? Or have you recently changed your UAC settings? It sounds to me like this is intentional behavior, either caused by an update to Eudora and it needing access to other areas of your system, or it was caused by a change in your UAC settings.
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26 Nov 2011   #6
Jack1933

Windows 7 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by writhziden View Post
Have you recently updated Eudora? Or have you recently changed your UAC settings? It sounds to me like this is intentional behavior, either caused by an update to Eudora and it needing access to other areas of your system, or it was caused by a change in your UAC settings.
I went one step further under Properties and looked under "Change Settings for all users" and unchecked "Run as administrator" that also cleared the check mark in the first step and it stopped the error message from appearing!
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26 Nov 2011   #7
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Good news! Let us known if that has any unforeseen side effects.
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