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How to add full control to \Program Files on Windows 7

Can anyone tell me how to add WRITE permission to c:\program files for Windows 7.
Although I am logged is as a local admin, I get an error.

Thanks for your assistance.
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cslinger
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cslinger
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moon_blue69Commented:
1. Try copying to the location than saving it there. It works for me ON VISTA.
2. if its a program trying to make changes run the program as administrator it will work
3. If you are trying to keep a configuration file the best place to store is it in LocalApplicationData .

Hope it helps
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Taha_skCommented:
what error do you get?

Generally when you logged in as administrator you just get UAC pop up and it should  allow you to edit the program files folder.

Thanks
Taha
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Stelian StanCommented:
You can Turn Off the UAC and Reboot after. Here is how to do it: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/disable-user-account-control-uac-the-easy-way-on-windows-vista/

If that's not working for you try to take ownership of that folder: http://www.addictivetips.com/windows-tips/windows-7-access-denied-permission-ownership/
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jcimarronCommented:

cslinger--System FOLDERS (in C:\)  are set as Read-Only by Default.  You are discouraged from changing that.  Are you having problems with FILES in those folders?
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