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my vista thinks I am not the admin. so i cant instal/unintall prog

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Andy Mac

#1
A couple days ago, when i was signing into WLMessenger I got a window saying
" a newer version is available. youu must install newer version to continue.
Would you like to do this now? " so i press yes and it starts but then i get
a window saying " the administrator has set policies" but i am the only user
and i am an administrator. so i go to Control Panel>Unintall a Program then i
tried to uninstall WLMessenger then it say i need administrators Permission
but i am the administrator!
SOMEONE PLEASE HELP!
THX> ANDY MAC
 

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Ramesh, MS-MVP

#3
Andy,

What's the status of User Account Control (UAC) in the system?

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Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows Shell/User]
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"Andy Mac" <Andy Mac@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:082D50C4-AAA4-4869-A82F-AD6F9A4E5FFD@xxxxxx
A couple days ago, when i was signing into WLMessenger I got a window saying
" a newer version is available. youu must install newer version to continue.
Would you like to do this now? " so i press yes and it starts but then i get
a window saying " the administrator has set policies" but i am the only user
and i am an administrator. so i go to Control Panel>Unintall a Program then i
tried to uninstall WLMessenger then it say i need administrators Permission
but i am the administrator!
SOMEONE PLEASE HELP!
THX> ANDY MAC
 

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A

Andy Mac

#4
Re: my vista thinks I am not the admin. so i cant instal/unintall

It is turned on.

Andy

"Ramesh, MS-MVP" wrote:

> Andy,
>
> What's the status of User Account Control (UAC) in the system?
>
> --
> Regards,
>
> Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows Shell/User]
> Windows® Troubleshooting http://www.winhelponline.com
>
>
> "Andy Mac" <Andy Mac@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:082D50C4-AAA4-4869-A82F-AD6F9A4E5FFD@xxxxxx
> A couple days ago, when i was signing into WLMessenger I got a window saying
> " a newer version is available. youu must install newer version to continue.
> Would you like to do this now? " so i press yes and it starts but then i get
> a window saying " the administrator has set policies" but i am the only user
> and i am an administrator. so i go to Control Panel>Unintall a Program then i
> tried to uninstall WLMessenger then it say i need administrators Permission
> but i am the administrator!
> SOMEONE PLEASE HELP!
> THX> ANDY MAC
>
 

My Computer

A

Andy Mac

#5
Re: my vista thinks I am not the admin. so i cant instal/unintall

I tried to run as admin, but it still didnt work :(

"squeakstar" wrote:

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> quit messanger properly.
>
> right mouse messanger shortcut> run as administrator... now do your
> update!
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Ramesh, MS-MVP

#6
Re: my vista thinks I am not the admin. so i cant instal/unintall

Check this article.

"The system administrator has set policies to prevent this installation"
http://www.rebrandsoftware.com/showsupport.asp?article_id=89

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Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows Shell/User]
Windows® Troubleshooting http://www.winhelponline.com


"Andy Mac" <AndyMac@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:E9ED6EE4-F15C-48D2-83DD-3811C9D3258A@xxxxxx
It is turned on.

Andy

"Ramesh, MS-MVP" wrote:

> Andy,
>
> What's the status of User Account Control (UAC) in the system?
>
> --
> Regards,
>
> Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows Shell/User]
> Windows® Troubleshooting http://www.winhelponline.com
>
>
> "Andy Mac" <Andy Mac@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:082D50C4-AAA4-4869-A82F-AD6F9A4E5FFD@xxxxxx
> A couple days ago, when i was signing into WLMessenger I got a window saying
> " a newer version is available. youu must install newer version to continue.
> Would you like to do this now? " so i press yes and it starts but then i get
> a window saying " the administrator has set policies" but i am the only user
> and i am an administrator. so i go to Control Panel>Unintall a Program then i
> tried to uninstall WLMessenger then it say i need administrators Permission
> but i am the administrator!
> SOMEONE PLEASE HELP!
> THX> ANDY MAC
>
 

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