Cannot open the application "iTunes" because another user is open.

I recently bought a new computer with vista. Installed iTunes on this computer and found that there is a problem between the two profiles on the computer. I run iTunes on my profile - but whenever my wife profile is active we are getting consistent error messages indicating "cannot open the application"iTunes"as another user, he has opened." Ask the other user to quit the application and try again.

I need to keep itunes open in my profile - and anyway, why are they bent them in two profiles in Vista... we never had this problem under XP.
I asked Apple for advice, and they suggested to install itunes in the second profile... which I did and said to reinstall/repair...which is not the goal... Apple then told me to contact Microsoft support as he would have to do with the admin files...
Any advice pls.
Thank you
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Find the Itunes.exe in the Itunes folder in Program Files.  Right click on the .exe / Properties / compatibility, look down at the bottom of this page for the 'privilege level' and check the box that says "change settings for all users.  In the heartbeat window according to the box that says "run this program as an administrator".  This can only solve your problem if you can both run under the same user name.

When you run a program as an administrator you should get a quick UAC (unless maybe you have turned off UAC?

To see the file extensions, you may need to go into Control Panel / folder Options / discovers, there you can uncheck "hide known file type.

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