Reckon Accounts 2013 error 'The current user does not have privileges to open this data file

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I am the only user on this computer and am therefore the Administrator.  This problem only occurred yesterday, and I installed windows updates the night before.  
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John G, Information Support Analyst

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Hello Bronwyn,

Welcome to the Reckon Community.

Please try running RAP as Administrator.
Right Click your desktop icon for RAP and select Properties > Compatibility tab, and in the Application section, tick the box Run this program as an administator.

Does your programme open now?


regards,
John
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Tried this but still says I don't have the privileges necessary
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I would also like to add that when I first try to start this program a box appears asking "Do you want to allow this app from an unknown publisher to make changes to your device. Qw.exe. Publisher unknown. File origin Hard drive on this computer. Yes/No
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Thanks Bronwyn,

Sounds like that after the Windows Update there are more stringent rules before the operating system will go ahead and launch the programme, and the 2013 version is not meeting the requirement, so Windows is asking for your confirmation to continue.  Answer Yes.

The permission issue may be due to antivirus/firewall rules.  Turn off the firewall and antivirus (or any other security systems you have) - and you may want to disconnect from the internet to stay  safe - and does it open?  if so, make RAP exception to your antivirus/firewall systems.  


regards,
john.