Re: Unable to run program as user or admin
Try right click that programs .exe file and selecting
Properties/Compatibility Tab. Select to Run as Windows XP and select the Run
As Administrator option.
You also need to contact the developers of that software and ask if they are
going to release a Vista compatible version of that program.
"lop" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> This error occurs even when i try to run as administrator
> "Jimmy Brush" wrote:
>> In Windows Vista, even if you are logged in as an administrator,
>> programs are not able to use your administrator power unless they ask
>> you for permission.
>> If a program does not automatically ask you for permission, you can
>> right-click on the program and click Run As Administrator to
>> explicitly give it such permission.
>> Microsoft MVP - Windows Shell
>> Windows Vista Support FAQ - http://www.jimmah.com/vista/
>> On Fri, 18 May 2007 09:21:01 -0700, lop
>> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> >when trying to run medical software I receive the following error.
>> >There was an problem when trying to read and write to a file.
>> >You most likely do not have proper authority to run Symptom Survey
>> >on this PC.
>> > You need to verify that your log-on name/password for this PC has
>> >administrator privileges. Or, you need to "Run As" a user that has
>> >Administrator privileges.
>> >You will not be able to continue until this is corrected.