Vista: 800A0046/Permission denied/VBScript Runtime Error

Posted November 13, 2006 by Hack_Vista in Microsoft Vista

With Vista hitting the streets, users are quickly learning about a whole new series of errors. The permission error will be one of the most common. Here is how to get around it.


In Vista, you must have the correct permissions to do everything. Frequently, the UAC catches these issues and gracefully asks for permission. However, sometimes it does not:



To correct this error, just run the object as an administrator.

For example, if a downloaded program is giving you this error, use the following steps:
1. Save it to your desktop.
2. Right-click on it.
3. From the context menu, select Run as administrator.

4. If it asks if you want to run this file, click the Run button.
5. If the UAC asks for permission, click the Continue button.

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