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    Help with PC Adminstrator Status - i need full control


    I want to install Norton Antivirus, but need to uninstall AVG. Thus i found i don't have "sufficient administrative rights" (for uninstillation). I thought i was the only user on my laptop PC! it turns out there exists a "TrustedInstaller" with full control. how do i get delete this trustedinstaller, also gaining full control over my system?
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    If it's even possible, you don't delete that. It's an important system account.

    Which Windows? Have you tried logging in as Administrator? Using safe mode?
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    Another guess, if you're on vista or newer try navigating to the uninstall program executable in windows explorer, right-click and "run as administrator".
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    TrustedInstaller is common in Vista and 7, i think it's a system component that needs not to be deleted, alter any files or whatsoever. What I could suggest is try using revouninstaller software to remove AVG. Just google it, they offer a free trial version.

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