how to give administrator permission

  gfergie 16:39 PM 26 Apr 13
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I am running windows 8 and I am trying to delete a file but it says that I must obtain administrator permission.How do I do this? the account details state that I am the administrator.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:46 PM 26 Apr 13

To give complete permission to yourself, right-click the file or folder and select Properties. Now go to Security tab, and hit the Edit button.

Then select your username(account) and check the Full Control checkbox. When done, hit OK. Note that when you will check the Full Control checkbox, all others will be automatically checked too.

  gfergie 17:16 PM 26 Apr 13

Hi Fruit Bat Got to the security page but there is no edit button!

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:42 PM 26 Apr 13

you might consider enabling the built-in Administrator account, and sign in to it when you want full access to everything.

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