Hello Simmers, I'm no newbie at installing 3rd party hardware. I just got a new computer and it has Vista on it. My problem, is that many add ons require one to edit your panel file. When I make changes and go to save them, it tells me that ACCESS IS DENIED!!!! I never had any problems doing this with my old computer that has XP....does anyone know what could be going on here? I also, often get error messages when I paste gauge files into my FS9 main gauge folder....this seems to be some kind of Vista issue??? Are there any downloads that may fix this annoying issue?
You have to be the administrator of your PC in order to change in Vista.
Don't ask me how, that's why I never installed it.
I have had some success with this problem by turning OFF the User Account Control. Give it a try & let us know how you get on.
How do I access the user account control?
From the Control Panel, go to 'User Accounts' and you will find a tick box for User Account Control. Untick the box and it will request you restart your computer. This should disable the constant pop ups asking you to confirm every action you want to make. However, once you have made your changes, it is advisable to turn it on again by checking the box as this is a fairly good protection against internet invasions.
Yes, turn off that stupid user account control works! I can see the safety advantages but come on....no need to to log in as an admin..THANKS!
You are welcome.
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