Access denied on editing file under c:\program files\

Hi,
I just install win7pro on my laptop, there are application installed under my c:\program files and need to be change (it's a textfile) I can open but not able to alter and save the file it says access denied and need administrator privilage, I'm the only account on the laptop and it's already login as administrator. Can anybody help me please?

Thank you and best regards
Ricky Lie
 

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Last updated February 13, 2020 Views 72,900 Applies to:
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Click Start > All Programs > Accessories , right-click Notepad , and click Run as administrator .  For protection against malware, Windows 7 doesn't allow normal processes to change files in the Program Files folder.
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