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System Configuration

An Access Denied error was returned while...

 
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Windows prevented a change a service because of insufficient access rights.

 
 
   
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  System Configuration 

 
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  An Access Denied error was returned while attempting to change a service. You may need to log on using an Administrator account to make the specified changes. 

 
Typical location
  C:\WINDOWS\pchealth\helpctr\binaries\

 
Issued By
  msconfig.exe

 
OS
  Windows XP

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  error 

   
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  Microsoft Corporation    
 
   
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Run Program as Administrator
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Run the program as the administrator.

Option 1:

Log off as the current user and log back on as the Administrator.

Option 2a (Windows 7/Vista):

Run the program as the administrator. To do this:

  1. Open Explorer (Windows key + E) and locate the program to run.
  2. Right-click on the file, and select Run as Administrator.



Option 2b (Windows XP):

Run the program as the administrator. To do this:

  1. Open Explorer (Windows key + E) and locate the program to run.
  2. Right-click on the file, and select Run As.
  3. Select the Administrator User account.

 
   
 
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  FaultWire Staff
Posted: 27-Jul-2011
 
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Last update: 27-Jul-2011 3:15 pm