February 17th, 2013, 09:51 PM
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?
February 17th, 2013, 11:31 PM
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?
February 19th, 2013, 12:46 AM
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".
I've never been able to appreciate the sublime arrogance of folks who feel they were put on earth just to save other folks from themselves .." - Donald Hamilton
February 19th, 2013, 07:42 PM
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.