Cannot Reinstall Software

I purchased an add on to fsx which the manufacturer said is compatible to w7. Yet, the software did not work in fsx. The manufacturer suggested uninstalling and re-installing it. But when i did that i got an error saying it was error code 0 i cannot reinstall because there was a read only file in the folder. Meanwhile, another game stopped working. I uninstalled it† and reinstalled it. That game's opening screening appears, but the game cannot load.

Someone suggested that this is due to w7 security protections. I do not know if that is the case but a solution to this (and if anyone has a way to make w7 behave like xp) would be much appreciated.

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