Administrator doesn't have permission to run his task !

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Performance' started by Paul, Jun 18, 2007.

  1. Paul

    Paul Guest

    Good afternoon,

    Could anyone help me with this problem ?

    SUMMARY
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    I always thought that someone logged in as administrator in Vista has full
    (ie. read &write) access to all files and directories in the computer.
    Vista's "task scheduler" is telling me that I do not have certain rights to
    make changes to my tasks and that I do not have permission to access certain
    directories.

    DETAILS
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    Well, as administrator, I told Vista's "task scheduler" to run a .bat file
    which tells the computer to go into a couple of directories and delete all
    the IE cookies that it finds there. Here are the directories:

    C:\Users\User\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Cookies\Low
    C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Cookies

    First, "task scheduler" tells me that I need "batch rights" in order to run
    my task. Second, it tells me that I do not have permission to access the
    above directories. I am running Vista on a home computer. There are two
    accounts: "UserName" (which we all use) and, of course, the adminstrator
    account.

    I didn't realize that scheduling tasks would be such a big production !

    Thanks for any help you can provide.
     
    Paul, Jun 18, 2007
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