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June 22, 2011 11:19:13 PM

So quick question for you folks. I have a work computer I am trying to solve an issue with (Our IT guy is a remote technician, and is unavailable for awhile). It seems like there is a straight-forward solution, but I am missing it.

The computer in question is running on Windows Vista. I am unable to open .exe files unless I specifically right click on the object and select 'run as administrator'.

If I try going into properties and selecting "Run this program as administrator" it still does not work. I went into regedit and ensured that the .exe/ Default was set to exefile, but cannot think of what else I might have to do.

I am sure I will be embarassed when you tell me.

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June 25, 2011 6:57:09 PM

Hi. Has you user profile been set up as administrator? If not your computer may have been set up to deny automatic access to the exe. files
June 26, 2011 12:03:06 AM

No, it is the limited account. However the limited account has always had .exe capability. It is only after I took a 3-day weekend that the computer has been experiencing this issue.
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