media player won't open in administrator account

  astral traveller 20:23 20 May 07

I have windows vista, media player has been operating fine up until a few days ago. Now it won't open at all in the administrator account - which is the one I use, it opens okay in other non administrator accounts. Also media center opens okay but will not play music files. I also installed Microsoft Money and when I run the program - which works fine - I get a message saying there is an update but I need to log off and back on as an administrator to install it - I am already logged on as an administrator! - I suspect these 2 issues are connected. I know I can create another account without administrator settings and use that for media player but it will be a bit of a pain. Any ideas?

  Fingees 20:29 20 May 07

In Vista some programs will only run if you right click, and select administrator.

This may help with part of your problem.

  astral traveller 20:55 20 May 07

Thanks, yes it will run when right clicking and selecting "run as aministrator" so I can run okay now - I am wondering how this setting has come about and if I can reverse it - system restore won't do it.

  Fingees 19:06 21 May 07

You can try right click
short cut
see what's ticked, and try altering it.

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