Right click the icon and click "Run as" and select "Administrator".
Check with Dell to see if there is an option to update the BIOS by
booting directly to a floppy or CD and download accordingly.
Otherwise contact Dell for information updating the BIOS with Windows
Jupiter Jones [MVP] http://www3.telus.net/dandemar http://www.dts-l.org
"Haroon" <Haroon@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> May be I was not very much clear in the message with subject "Damn
> Actually I am using Vista Home Premium in my Dell Laptop. There is
> only one
> account which is administrator account and which is me. In the
> control panel
> it also shows my status as administrator. Now Vista always prompts
> prevents me to install different softwares from websites for example
> now I have pending two different critical BIOS updates from dell,
> but it
> always does not allow me to install them, prompting you need to be a
> administrator to install these updates. I dont know what is it
> prompting I am
> already administrator? Now I hope I am able to convey my problem.