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Windows 7: System-wide permissions

27 Jun 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 with SP1
System-wide permissions

I am trying to uninstall Malwarebytes temporarily on my system and when I go to the control panel under add and remove programs, I get a message that says "You do not have sufficient access to uninstall Malwarebytes Anti-Malware version Please contact your system administrator."

I am the only account on my PC and therefore the administrator. How can this be fixed?
The last time this happened a few months back, I wiped my entire PC and started over from scratch. At this point in time, I don't have that kind of time to do that again.

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27 Jun 2013   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

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27 Jun 2013   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium


When you ask:
How can this be fixed?
Pressuming the issue you want fixed is:
"You do not have sufficient access to uninstall (whatever). Please contact your system administrator."
If that is the case, you may want to look at this Tutorial:
Take Ownership Shortcut

As far as:
I am trying to uninstall Malwarebytes temporarily...
Try going to Safe Mode, and see if you can uninstall it from there.
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29 Jun 2013   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 with SP1

Thanks for all the responses. It looks like a general reboot fixed the issue. :)
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