Cannot run "Contig" (defrag tool) as Admin on Vista

Posted: 12-27-2008, 11:49 AM
I have a Vista Ultimate on my system. I want to defrag some specific
directories/files, so I have downloaded "Contig" (sysinternals toolset)
from the Microsoft site. When I try to run this tool as normal user I
got "Access Denied" message. I have logged in as the System
Administrator and got the same "Access Denied" message.

How can I run the "Contig" tool on Vista? What are the proper settings?

Thank you in advance.

NJ

Cannot run "Contig" (defrag tool) as Admin on Vista


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Neil Jones
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Cannot run "Contig" (defrag tool) as Admin on Vista
Posted: 12-27-2008, 11:49 AM
I have a Vista Ultimate on my system. I want to defrag some specific
directories/files, so I have downloaded "Contig" (sysinternals toolset)
from the Microsoft site. When I try to run this tool as normal user I
got "Access Denied" message. I have logged in as the System
Administrator and got the same "Access Denied" message.

How can I run the "Contig" tool on Vista? What are the proper settings?

Thank you in advance.

NJ
Norm Raddick
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Re: Cannot run "Contig" (defrag tool) as Admin on Vista
Posted: 12-27-2008, 12:16 PM
On Sat, 27 Dec 2008 06:49:00 -0500, Neil Jones
<castellan2004-nschap@remove-this.yahoo.com> wrote:
>I have a Vista Ultimate on my system. I want to defrag some specific
>directories/files, so I have downloaded "Contig" (sysinternals toolset)
>from the Microsoft site. When I try to run this tool as normal user I
>got "Access Denied" message. I have logged in as the System
>Administrator and got the same "Access Denied" message.
What specifically are you trying to defrag?

Norman
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Norm Raddick
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Re: Cannot run "Contig" (defrag tool) as Admin on Vista
Posted: 12-27-2008, 12:16 PM
On Sat, 27 Dec 2008 06:49:00 -0500, Neil Jones
<castellan2004-nschap@remove-this.yahoo.com> wrote:
>I have a Vista Ultimate on my system. I want to defrag some specific
>directories/files, so I have downloaded "Contig" (sysinternals toolset)
>from the Microsoft site. When I try to run this tool as normal user I
>got "Access Denied" message. I have logged in as the System
>Administrator and got the same "Access Denied" message.
What specifically are you trying to defrag?

Norman
--
If people concentrated on the really
important things of life, there'd
be a shortage of fishing poles.
Doug Larson
Rick Rogers
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Re: Cannot run "Contig" (defrag tool) as Admin on Vista
Posted: 12-27-2008, 12:26 PM
Hi Neil,

Click start, type CMD and right click the entry that appears in the start
menu. Choose "run as administrator". Run contig from this elevated prompt.

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Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com

"Neil Jones" <castellan2004-nschap@remove-this.yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:fDo5l.18113$hr3.12995@newsfe01.iad...
>I have a Vista Ultimate on my system. I want to defrag some specific
> directories/files, so I have downloaded "Contig" (sysinternals toolset)
> from the Microsoft site. When I try to run this tool as normal user I
> got "Access Denied" message. I have logged in as the System
> Administrator and got the same "Access Denied" message.
>
> How can I run the "Contig" tool on Vista? What are the proper settings?
>
> Thank you in advance.
>
> NJ
Rick Rogers
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Re: Cannot run "Contig" (defrag tool) as Admin on Vista
Posted: 12-27-2008, 12:26 PM
Hi Neil,

Click start, type CMD and right click the entry that appears in the start
menu. Choose "run as administrator". Run contig from this elevated prompt.

--
Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com

"Neil Jones" <castellan2004-nschap@remove-this.yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:fDo5l.18113$hr3.12995@newsfe01.iad...
>I have a Vista Ultimate on my system. I want to defrag some specific
> directories/files, so I have downloaded "Contig" (sysinternals toolset)
> from the Microsoft site. When I try to run this tool as normal user I
> got "Access Denied" message. I have logged in as the System
> Administrator and got the same "Access Denied" message.
>
> How can I run the "Contig" tool on Vista? What are the proper settings?
>
> Thank you in advance.
>
> NJ
Neil Jones
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Re: Cannot run "Contig" (defrag tool) as Admin on Vista
Posted: 12-27-2008, 02:19 PM
Rick Rogers wrote:
> Hi Neil,
>
> Click start, type CMD and right click the entry that appears in the
> start menu. Choose "run as administrator". Run contig from this elevated
> prompt.
>
Hello Rick,

Thank you! This works now.

Regards,

NJ
Neil Jones
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Re: Cannot run "Contig" (defrag tool) as Admin on Vista
Posted: 12-27-2008, 02:19 PM
Rick Rogers wrote:
> Hi Neil,
>
> Click start, type CMD and right click the entry that appears in the
> start menu. Choose "run as administrator". Run contig from this elevated
> prompt.
>
Hello Rick,

Thank you! This works now.

Regards,

NJ
Neil Jones
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Re: Cannot run "Contig" (defrag tool) as Admin on Vista
Posted: 12-27-2008, 02:19 PM
Rick Rogers wrote:
> Hi Neil,
>
> Click start, type CMD and right click the entry that appears in the
> start menu. Choose "run as administrator". Run contig from this elevated
> prompt.
>
Hello Rick,

Thank you! This works now.

Regards,

NJ
Neil Jones
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Re: Cannot run "Contig" (defrag tool) as Admin on Vista
Posted: 12-27-2008, 02:19 PM
Rick Rogers wrote:
> Hi Neil,
>
> Click start, type CMD and right click the entry that appears in the
> start menu. Choose "run as administrator". Run contig from this elevated
> prompt.
>
Hello Rick,

Thank you! This works now.

Regards,

NJ
 
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