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How do I get administrator permission?


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I have used Windows 10 before, bit I now have a new computer and Windows 10 is presenting some NEW aggravations. 

I used MS Paint to update a graphic.  Then when I went to save it , I got the usual "You don't have administrator permission, etc."  The only way I could exit MS Paint was NOT saving the changes I just made.  Then, when I used Windows Explorer to open the file, the graphic does NOT look like the typical graphics (thumbnails of the graphics).  When I do click on the file I get a half-size black screen with the message "It looks like you don't have permission to view this file.  Check the permissions and try again."  When I do try to change the permission, I am not able to do so.  This is really aggravating.

Any help would be appreciated.

 

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Where on the local drive are you trying to save files when you get this error message?

Does it happen when you try to save to a different location?

Did you try creating a new user account to see if the problem persists?

Click Start > Settings > Accounts > Family & other people > Add someone else to this PC

Check if the problem persists. If it does, then I would recommend you perform a reset.

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