I converted my main sign in name to the "power users" group in Windows
2000 Pro (it was previously in the adminsitrator group).
When I run Hijackthis, I get a message that my system denied write access
to the HOSTS file.
> An unexpected error has occurred at procedure: modMain_CheckOther1Item
> Error #75 - Path/File access error
> Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org, reporting the following:
> * What you were trying to fix when the error occurred, if applicable
> * How you can reproduce the error
> * A complete HijackThis scan log, if possible
> This message has been copied to your clipboard.
> Click OK to continue the rest of the scan.
The program then closes. When I choose to run the program as
"administrator" using right mouse click/shift key, the program runs with
I reloaded a clean version of Hijackthis 1.99.1 from merijn.org and still
can't run it as a power user.
I also have IE-Spyad and the MVPS HOSTS file installed.
I did a google search on the above error, and there are many hits, but I
don't see the administrator issue addressed.