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I recently reinstalled Windows, transitioning from 7 Ultimate to 7 Pro (not sure if that will be relevant). On the clean install, when I run installers for certain programs (TeamViewer, in the image below), I am presented with the following dialog:

the error dialog I get

The user Andrew is a full admin according to the User Accounts window, but does not seem to have permission to install anything that runs as a service. How do I give my account that permission?

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You're not on a domain, are you? – Darius Jul 28 '12 at 0:20
I'm not - this is a single user home install. – asfallows Jul 28 '12 at 0:23
Is the Andrew account password protected? I know sometimes blank passwords are not permitted. – Darius Jul 28 '12 at 0:27
It is password protected - it's the account I made during the install, which is Admin by default and requires a password. – asfallows Jul 28 '12 at 0:28
Would it be possible for you to place the error message screen shot that you get when you choose Andrew account and its corresponding credentials for program installation? – Darius Jul 28 '12 at 0:37

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