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      Win 7/Vista: Cannot update BIOS, error: "Not enough rights" - IdeaPad / IdeaCentre

      Symptom:

      When trying to update BIOS, error: “Not enough rights”

      AFFECTED CONFIGURATIONS:

      The above symptom may occur on the following system:

      All Idea Laptops

      Under the following operating systems:

      Microsoft Windows Vista

      Microsoft Windows 7

            

      SOLUTION:

      Change owner of disk C.

      Right click on disk C -> Properties -> Security Tab -> Advanced -> Owner Tab -> Edit -> select current user account -> Press Apply -> OK

      After this procedure run BIOS update with administrator rights.

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      • Alias ID: 1273487637498
      • Document ID: HT062533
      • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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