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Error 740: Elevated permissions are required to run DISM

Elevated permission is when a user is granted the right to do more than a standard user. A standard user is someone who has “zero administrative” privileges in any capacity. In this article, we shall discuss how to resolve the “Error 740: Elevated permissions are required to run DISM”. Here are some guides relating to WDS. BOOTP Vendor Extensions and DHCP Options. For more details on Automatic IP Assignment: Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), and Preparation failed: Error during connect in the default daemon configuration on Windows, the docker client must be run with elevated privileges.

Why was the DSM Error 740 Prompted?

This error was prompted when I ran a script to check for the features in the image. As you can see from the error below, the solution was also given. You may also be interested in these: How to install Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol on Windows Server 2019, and how to configure Post-deployment of Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol.

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- Elevated permissions are required to run DISM. Use an elevated command prompt to complete these tasks.

Fix Elevated permissions are required to run DISM

To resolve this issue, right-click on the script as select run as an Administrator as shown below.

On the User Account Control (UAC) warning page that appears, simply click on “Yes” and that is all.

Please see DISM Error 87: The package is unknown, Error 183: The specified image is currently being serviced by another DISM operation, Error code 15601: How to resolve DISM unspecified error when removing preinstalled packages, and How to Change User Account Type in Windows 10.

Running a program as an administrator means that the program has more access to the computer when it runs: It has elevated privileges. This is often necessary in Windows to ensure that certain programs run properly.

I hope you found this blog post helpful on Error 740: Elevated permissions are required to run DISM. Please let me know in the comment session if you have any questions.

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1 year ago

how do i run as admin

Anton Hilman
Anton Hilman
3 months ago

Thanks it works in my windows 10 computer

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