Windows 10: The requested elevation requires elevation Solved

  1.    10 Feb 2016 #1

    The requested elevation requires elevation


    I have seen this question asked before and attempted a few solutions. Fixing computer problems is not my forte and I would really like an easy to followed solution. I have downloaded the program Apache OpenOffice 4.1.2. It has converted most of my files to OpenOffice.org XML 1.0 Spreadsheet. When I first downloaded them and was able to open some they would only open as spreadsheet files, OpenOffice calc. Now all I get is the above message.
    I'm not wishing to make myself unwelcomed as a new comer but I have found things becoming more and more complicated and not as easily fixed since moving from Windows 7. Unfortunately, for me, when I purchased my current laptop it came with W8 which I managed to cope with only just. When W10 came along I was drawn in by the online recommendations and went along with the upgrade.
    A friend of mine who knows a lot more about computers than I do has stayed with Windows 7 because of all the reports that are circulating about the problems. He has helped me out with a download that I purchased and was not able to install with Windows 10 by using his Windows 7. He has also downloaded and is using Apache OpenOffice without any problems.
    I would just like some help to sort out these problems which Windows 10, I'm sorry to say, seems to be creating. It's getting to the stage where I'll be needing an outside Technician to come help me out which is not what I would prefer
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  2.    10 Feb 2016 #2

    Hi easily confused,

    I did some checking, and it looks as if it might be a permission error. See HERE for details.

    Also, if you are unable to get that sorted out, there is the option of using a replacement program called LibreOffice. See HERE to compare the two.

    Hang in there with Win-10 as these bugs will resolve in time and sooner or later. The one thing that might help might be to do a clean install, rather than a basic upgrade. See HERE.

    b1rd
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  3. marcosdipaolo's Avatar
    Posts : 79
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit (10.0, Build 14393) (14393.rs1_release.161220-1747)
       08 Jun 2016 #3

    oh yeah, annoying stuff. Double-clicking Openoffice files won't open the app. Win10 x64 build 1511.

    A solution would be appreciated.

    The proposed solution in post#1 is form 2009, out-of-date.
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  4. Slartybart's Avatar
    Posts : 3,506
    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3
       08 Jun 2016 #4

    The current release of Open Office is 4.1.2
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  5.    11 Jan 2017 #5

    b1rd said: View Post
    Hi easily confused,

    I did some checking, and it looks as if it might be a permission error. See HERE for details.

    Also, if you are unable to get that sorted out, there is the option of using a replacement program called LibreOffice. See HERE to compare the two.

    Hang in there with Win-10 as these bugs will resolve in time and sooner or later. The one thing that might help might be to do a clean install, rather than a basic upgrade. See HERE.

    b1rd
    The windows "take ownership" solution didn't work for me. Also, Microsoft Office doesn't have this problem, only OpenOffice.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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