1.    11 Sep 2015 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit

    Upgraded Windows 8.1 (Dell) to 10 now UAC seems half-broken

    So I have Adobe Flash Player installed by Dell and I want to uninstall it. But it is not showed in the programs overview in the control panel.

    I found this guide on the dell website:
    http://www.dell.com/support/article/...9/SLN288999/EN which states I have have to remove the folders manually.

    And here comes the problems. I get the usual uac prompt asking if it is ok for the following program to make system changes. I click yes and then I get Access Denied. I need permission from SYSTEM.
    I changed the ownership, first to Admin group but then I would need permission from Adminitrator.
    Changed owner to my own admin account but uac keeps saying I need permission from myself..

    Now what?

    I have set the ownership on the folder I want to delete in System32. There are fodlers in SysWOW64 and appdata also.. They have not been touched yet.

    Thank you for your time
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  2.    14 Sep 2015 #2
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
    Thread Starter

    Bumping, hoping someone has an answer...
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  3.    14 Sep 2015 #3
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Posts : 456
    10 preview 64bit

    You could try this.
    Go to the folder expand it and try and delete the files, youll still have the folder but it will be empty.


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