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When I try running the following command, logged in as admin, I get the accompanying error:

C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319>aspnet_regiis -i

An error has occurred: 0x8007b799
You must have administrative rights on this machine in order to run this tool.

WTF? How many more admin rights do you get than an admin user?

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The command has to be run from an elevated command prompt, not just the normal command prompt. Even Admin needs to explicitly run an elevated prompt to do certain things.

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Right click on CMD link Start menu and select "Run as Administrator". –  Paul Sep 21 '10 at 17:30
    
Thanks, that did the trick. –  ProfK Sep 21 '10 at 17:37

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