Home Forums Windows Help A required priviledge is not held by client Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post A required priviledge is not held by client Russ Lockhart 15:07 14 Jan 2017 Locked I get this error message when trying to install ANY downloaded file. MSFT says I need to reinstall windows. Anyone know of a possible fix short of reinstalling windows 10? Archonar 09:13 15 Jan 2017 Does your account have administrator priveliges? This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.