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Hi!
I'm going nuts!!!!  I'm the Domain, Enterprise Admin and I'm trying to install "Learnkey 70-290" and each time it gives me the error "To install this program requires Administrator priviledges, wich you do not have".  I've try creating a local admin account; it didn't work.  I've turn off the UAC and still dosen't work...  I've try the right click, run as administrator without any succes either...
I'm out of options
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You might have to try logging on as the "real" Administrator.   from accepted answer to this question:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Windows/Windows_Vista/Q_22505268.html
Login to Local Administrator Account with Windows Vista Home Basic.  Possible?

answer from Netman66:

Run CMD as Administrator.
Run this command: net user Administrator /active:yes
Open Regedit and fix this entry:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System::

FilterAdministratorToken = 0


For other versions of Vista, see this page:

http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9001970
How to access the true Administrator account in Windows Vista


the "real administrator account" is disabled by default so you have to enable it:-

Press [Windows Key] + [r] to enable the RUN option
enter LUSRMGR.MSC (the local user accounts manager)
Accept the UAC warning and continue
Double-click USERS
Double-click ADMINISTRATOR
Deselect ACCOUNT IS DISABLED
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