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Aministrator permission prompt to copy certain files

  1. #1

    Posts : 17
    Windows 8

    Aministrator permission prompt to copy certain files

    I keep keeping prompts that say "you'll need to provide administrator permission to copy to this folder".
    I then have the option to click a button to allow the operation.
    I'd like to turn off these prompts, if it won't jeopardize security.
    Trying to figure this out on my own, I right clicked the C drive in Explorer, clicked on the security tab
    and noticed that Administrators have full control and my account is an administrator account.
    Not sure what else I can do to resolve this issue

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  2. #2

    Forever West
    Posts : 592
    WinVista, Win7, Win8.1, Win10, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17.1

    Maybe something about UAC/User Account Control on these pages will take care of it:
    Be aware turning off UAC can have other consequences.
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Aministrator permission prompt to copy certain files

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