Why is Run this program as an administrator grey out on the Compatibility properties tab?


This option seems to have greyed out recently...

If I right click, Properties, Compatibility, the run as admin is now grey.

I am the only account on here, I am logged in as administrator, I can right click and Run as Admin there, but not set the Compatibility Properties tickbox.

Vista 32 bit Home Premium SP1

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Last updated January 18, 2020 Views 106,288 Applies to:
Hi JH1970,

With UAC off, there is no need for elevate control/permission to an Administrator anymore.  Therefore, I think that's why the options will turn off with UAC as well.  Give it a try and let us know if it work out.

Looking forward to hear from you,
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