How To Respond To "User Account Control" Dialog Which Appears When I Try To Run iExplorer 11

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After rebooting my computer using Windows 7, I get a dialog box when I try to run Internet Explorer 11 to call Google from a desktop icon. Makes no matter if I answer YES or NO. The very next time I try to run Internet Explorer 11, the same message comes up. I've tried rebooting, but the problem will not go away.

Do anyone of you high-powered Pros know what the problem is here?   Thanks for your help.

The text appearing on the dialog box is shown below:


User Account Control

Do you want to allow the following program to make changes to this computer?

Program name:       Internet Explorer 11
Verified publisher:  Microsoft Corporation
File origin:                 Hard Drive on this Computer

Yes                 No
gbmcneilAsked:
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JohnConnect With a Mentor Business Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Run IE in Safe Mode (iexplore.exe -extoff) and see if it wants UAC authorization in Safe Mode. You may have an add-in that is causing this issue.

Also run System File Checker.

Open cmd.exe with Run as Administrator and run SFC /SCANNOW.  Allow to complete. Then restart and test.
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gbmcneilAuthor Commented:
Well, you have "tamed the beast" once gain.

I did not run iExplorer in safe mode. I went directly to directly to ru n SFC/SCANNOW. After running for a while, it came back and said that it hasd repaired a corrupted file. On that note I said "Yes" when trying to re-run iExplorer. The "Yes" combined with changing it's associated value indicating that I would allow iExplorer to write to the hard disk everytime it wanted to.

I also uninstalled an app called "Avast Virus" which somehow got installed without my permission.

After re-booting several times, every thing ran smoothly without the annoying "User Account Control" dialogbox.

Thanks once again for your hellp. I've got to watch the SuperBowl now. May the best team win!
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gbmcneilAuthor Commented:
Many thanks, John.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You are very welcome and i was happy to help
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