Re: Access Denied
Your solution sounded promising but like most things having to do with
Vista, it did not work.
"Jimmy Brush" wrote:
> In Windows Vista, even though you are an administrator, only programs
> that ask for your permission ("Windows needs your permission to
> continue") are allowed to use your admin power.
> This prevents programs that you did not start from having admin power
> over your computer.
> If a program does not ask for your permission, yet you want it to have
> admin power (e.g. the command prompt), you can right-click on it and
> click Run As Administrator.
> If a certain program does not prompt but you will always want it to
> have admin power, you can open its properties screen, select the
> compatability tab, and instruct it to run as administrator by checking
> the appropriate box.
> - JB
> On Thu, 31 May 2007 15:29:01 -0700, coopdanewf
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> >I'm having the problems trying to upgrade/install different programs and
> >drivers ... "access denied". My account/profile is listed as an
> >administrtor. When i tried to show the "admin" profile through dos (net user
> >administrator /active:yes) it would not let me .. system error 5 has
> >occured.. access denied. any suggestions?