How to Fix You Don’t Have Enough Access to Uninstall Program

The User Account Control can limit access to the installed apps and programs on your system, and prevent you from uninstalling any program. If you are facing the “You don’t have enough access to uninstall program” error, then do not worry. Read on and apply the solutions mentioned below.

Try to Get Administrator Permissions

Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Move to the installation directory of the app that you wish to remove.
  2. Find uninstall executable and then right-tap on it and select “Run as Administrator in the dropdown menu.
  3. Now you need to follow the on-screen instructions to finish the uninstall process.
  4. Whenever you want to uninstall any application and Program from the Windows 10 operating system, then you need to go through the application that you wish to remove.
  5. Try to uninstall the application, and if you get the “You don’t have sufficient access to uninstall” notification appears on your screen, then you have to run the uninstall file as administrator.
  6. After the above process your problem has been fixed to check restart your Windows 10 operating system and then check if the issue has been resolved.

Use Registry Editor

Here are the steps the follow:

  1. On your Windows 8 and 8.1, you need to visit the start screen and the Tap Windows + R button on your keyboard to launch the Run command prompt.
  2. In the Run command-line type “Regedit” and then hit “OK.”
  3. From “Registry Editor” visit “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall.”
  4. Now you need to select each key and then you will be able to access every Program from your operating system, and then you can uninstall the same Program.
  5. Now click the software that you wish to uninstall and then move to the Registry editor.
  6. Double-tap on “Uninstall String” to launch “Properties.”
  7. After the process, properties windows appear on your screen and you need to copy the path from the Value data field.
  8. Now on your device launch, the command prompt and then right-tap on the start button or you can also tap Windows + x button on your keyboard and then click “Command Prompt as Admin.
  9. Bow right-tap on the command prompt and then paste the copied path and then hit “Enter.”
  10. After the above process, you need to restart your operating system. If the issue is not resolved then you can follow another troubleshoot given below.

Disable User account

Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Tap the Windows + S button and on your keyboard and then type “user control” in the search field. Select “Change User Account Control settings” in the dropdown menu.
  2. Move the slide entirely and select “Never notify.”
  3. Now tap on “OK” to save your change.
  4. Restart your device and then check whether the issue has been resolved.

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