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i am trying to uninstall a number of pieces of software on my machine. I have admin rights but a number of items are rejecting this uninstall process due to privilege. Here is an example:

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any idea why i can't uninstall this or does everyone have any suggestions to fix this?

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Just because you are an administrator does not mean you currently have rights to that directory/file. Give yourself rights to the folder/file using the Security Properties dialog box. (Right click on the folder/file, click the security tab, and edit permissions there)

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