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How to Fix "You do not have sufficient access to uninstall" error in Windows 10


When User Account Control (UAC) restricts files and installed programs, you cannot uninstall them from Windows. You will see the error message. You do not have sufficient access to uninstall (program).

This error message also prompts you to contact your system administrator even when all administrative rights are with you. To resolve the issue, try the following steps.



Fixed Error "You do not have sufficient access to uninstall."

Follow the steps given below to fix this error.

As the first method of fixing the problem, you can activate the super administrator account and perform operations. If this doesn't work, you will then need to make modifications to the registry keys. Therefore, we recommend that you make a backup of the registry or create a Windows system restore point before proceeding further.


  • Press Win + R keys, then type regedit and press Enter to open the Registry Editor.

  • In the Registry Editor window, browse the following path below.


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Installer


  • If you don't find the Installer key, then you can create one. Right-click on the Windows key, then select New - Key and name it Installer.


  • Right-click an empty space in the right pane in the Installer key, then select New - DWORD (32-bit) Value and name it DisableMSI.


  • Now, double click on DisableMSI and change the value data to 0 (zero).


  • Then click OK to save your settings.

  • After that, close the registry editor and restart your PC.


Now, try to uninstall that app or program from Windows 10. You should no longer see that error message in Windows 10.

If this method does not help, you can use another way to uninstall the application or program.

That's it for this tutorial. I hope it helps you. Don't forget to leave your comments below to share your thoughts and experiences in following this tutorial. Thank you.

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