cannot change permissions on UAC

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mobr

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Hi,

I am trying to change the permissions in UAC as at present I can only access the properties box. If I try running user.exe I get nothing.

I am trying this from the adminstrator account not a user with admin privileges.

On the user account control properties tab the only group to have full control is trustedinstaller. All other groups have only read/read & execute privilege.

The security tab on properties will allow me to change permissions but when I click apply I get "access denied.

I have tried going into safe mode, shutting down zone alarm, creating another test account with admin rights and turning off UAC from the user account box in control panel.

I have searched this forum and others for an answer but have found none.

Thanks,

Mo
 

DaveA

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Remember that their are some permissions that you will NOT be able to change on a Vista machine.

What permissions are you trying to change?
 

mobr

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Sorry for lateness of reply,

I understand what your saying but I used to be able to run user.exe but cant any longer. The best I can access is the properties box.

Its not so much what permissions I am trying to change but the fact that i cannot.

Surely the admin account should be able to set permissions to the same level as trusted installer.

Many thanks,

Mo
 
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