Lightroom Classic: Extra User Account Control settings dialog box after update...

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I updated my LR Classic today and now i get an extra dialog box before it will open (see attached). Why is this happening?
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Georgette Grossman

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Darryll Benecke

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It happens to me all the time irrespective of which program I am accessing on the web. It must be a windows 10 setting but I cant find it.
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Victoria Bampton - Lightroom Queen, Champion

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What happens if you run as administrator?  
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Just Shot Me

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Really? It is the User Account Control system in Windows.
Google "Change User Account Control Settings".
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Georgette Grossman

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How do I run Lightroom, specifically, as an administrator? I am the sole administrator on the laptop where I update the LR Classic program on 4/3/2018.
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This is Windows 7 but I assume the process is similar for Windows 10 (I've been Mac too long!)
https://helpx.adobe.com/x-productkb/global/run-program-administrator-windows-7.html
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I found my current lightroom.exe file, right clicked and asked that it run with me as an administrator, answered the dialog box YES. Unfortunately it did NOT fix the problem.
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Look at lowering the User access control setting.
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Georgette Grossman

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Sadly, I lowered it one setting and the problem is still there.