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Article ID: 929467 - Last Review: September 1, 2009 - Revision: 3.0

SYMPTOMS

When you update, remove, or repair a program in Windows Vista, you may receive the following notification message in the User Account Control dialog box:
An unidentified program wants to access your computer

CAUSE

This issue may occur if the following conditions are true:
  • The program installation used a Microsoft Windows Installer package.
  • The update used a Microsoft Windows Installer patch.
  • The package or the patch was digitally signed.
In this scenario, the User Account Control dialog box may not display correct certificate or package source information.

WORKAROUND

To work around this issue, click Allow in the User Account Control dialog box to let the repair or remove operation continue.

APPLIES TO
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Starter
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