Administrator or Power User privileges not recognized in Vista



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Administrator or Power User privileges not recognized in Vista

Postby bGRsYWN5Z3VhbQ » Tue, 18 Dec 2007 16:29:01 GMT

I am trying to associate .eml files with the Incredimail Program I use.  
However, I keep getting the message "You need to have Administrator or Power 
User privleges in order to associate .eml files with IncrediMailXe.

I am the only user/Administrator on my PC and I've tried everything I know 
of, including turning on and off User Account Control.

RE: Administrator or Power User privileges not recognized in Vista

Postby bXVsam95 » Thu, 20 Dec 2007 03:04:05 GMT

Re: Administrator or Power User privileges not recognized in Vista

Postby turboterry » Thu, 10 Jan 2008 12:21:36 GMT

Did you get help with this?  I'm having the same problem?


Re: Administrator or Power User privileges not recognized in Vista

Postby bGRsYWN5Z3VhbQ » Thu, 10 Jan 2008 14:01:00 GMT

No I haven't solved this yet, either through MS or Incredimail.

Re: Administrator or Power User privileges not recognized in Vista

Postby turboterry » Thu, 10 Jan 2008 21:26:12 GMT

Got these instructions just this a.m. from Incredimail technical
It worked for me.  Hope it works for you!

To solve the problem you are
experiencing, simply do the following: 
- Open IncrediMail and select an email. Click the *'File'* menu,
  select *'Save As...' *and save the email to your Desktop as an .eml
- Minimize all the windows, right-click the .eml file you saved on
  your Desktop, scroll to *'Open With...'* and select *'Choose
- Select *'IncrediMail Application' *from the list and check
- From now on, all your .eml files will be opened with IncrediMail.


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