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a required privilege is not held by the client

I just installed Windows 7 on a new machine (this is my first WIn7 Machine) and even though I am administrator I can't even create a text file in the root! It give me the "a required privilege is not held by the client" error.

How do I get Win7 just to leave me alone. How do I turn off this crap?

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Vinchenzo-the-SecondCommented:
You need to turn off UAC.
go to control panel - user accounts - change user account control settings.  Slide the bar to the bottom.
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rduvalAuthor Commented:
But I would also lose being informed when a program tries to make a change wouldn't I?
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Vinchenzo-the-SecondCommented:
slide it up one notch
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rduvalAuthor Commented:
That's where it was but it still stops me from accessing the root for write or creation.
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rduvalAuthor Commented:
Solved my problem but at a cost. Unfortunately, it's Microsoft's issue. The answer given was as good as it seems it can be at the moment. Thanks
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