I found this post in the archive and didn't see anything adding how to make it so that the "Privilege Level" checkbox is not grayed out. Does anyone know what I have to do in order to make it so that I can mark the checkbox?
Here is the post that I found:
Re: Compatibility-Privilege Level
> "Steve" <steve39dfg1@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>> One of my programs-according to their tech support-requires me to
>> change my privilege level to 'Run this program as an administrator' in
>> order for it to run under Vista; however, it is grayed out! I began
>> checking my other programs and found that the privilege level is
>> grayed out on all of them. Right clicking on the link and clicking on
>> "run as an administrator" also does nothing. I'm logged on as
>> Administrator also. Is there a fix for this so that my privilege
>> levels are no longer grayed out?
>> Thank you,
> This may be due to the particular location of the files that you are
> trying to run elevated - eg whether they're on a CD, in a subfolder of
> C:\Windows etc. Post details of their location and you may get a better
Thanks for the reply. As I mentioned, every program I have on my
Desktop has the same problem-the privilege levels are grayed out.
All of them were installed in my C:\Program Files subfolder.
Others have apparently had this same problem. I Googled the issue
and this was one comment:
These are grayed out if the app has an internal manifest that declares its
[Microsoft MVP Windows Installer]
According the the program's tech support people there is no 'internal
manifest' in their program, but it's still grayed out.