Trouble Installing Windows Updates - Error says I'm not Admin even though I am



My Windows Vista (32) tells me that I have 1 critical Windows update to install. So I click "Install Updates," and an error message pops up:

"You need to provide administrator permission.
To complete this task, you need to log on as an administrator or ask an administrator to complete the task for you." [Close]

I've tried logging-off and logging-on again, and that doesn't help. I've tried restarting the computer, and that doesn't help. I'm the only user on this computer - and I double-checked to make sure I am the admin (and I am). Has anyone else had this issue, and if so, has anyone found a way around it? Any help would be greatly appreciated.



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Administrator Account - Vista Forums Hi! see if this is of help.....:) Also, at the bottom of the page you'll see a list of related administrator account links.

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