UAC by-pass programs won't work on 1 laptop

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  1.    18 Jan 2017 #11

    both were installed the same way on the computers that work. in fact, i think that neither really need to be installed.
    even if i run them as admin, nothing works. all computers are on 1607 14393.693
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  2. Brink's Avatar
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       18 Jan 2017 #12

    Did you disable UAC by chance? That will often cause issues with elevated rights.
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  3.    19 Jan 2017 #13

    nope, everything that I can think of that might cause this is the same on all systems.
    UAC ===
    Admin status ===
    Admin group status ===
    ownership = I am not sure what it is on the other systems but I changed it to me in the effort so I was "normal" when this started.
    Windows version === it was Home when I started. Did a clean install of Pro but that didn't change anything.
    program settings === basically default settings -
    Neither program will tell me what the error/problem is
    The program was installed soon after the clean install so I don't believe another program is affecting it. Any programs on this are also on the others - except for the hardware drivers and the GPT drive.
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  4. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18282
       19 Jan 2017 #14

    I must admit that I'm at a loss for why the programs will not work on that one PC, but at least you have the manual method for now.

    You might also contact the program developer to report the issue to see if they may know anything.
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  5.    19 Jan 2017 #15

    he was the first I tried to contact. Not sure if he is still supporting it. I am concerned that it is something about this PC and not the programs. It is still returnable.
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