Can't patch Warcraft 3

I recently downloaded Warcraft 3 again from my account page, and I noticed the version I downloaded isn't the current patch.

My client is showing patch 1.21b, but the current is apparently 1.26a.

I am running windows 8.1.

I've attempted both the full and incremental patches for windows. Both come up with the message: "ERROR: unable to create file 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Warcraft III\BNUpdate.exe' Access is denied."

I'm running the program as the admin account, and that's the only profile on my windows OS. I disabled all my firewalls (windows, router, and software).

When I try to patch through the game client itself, it says, "There was an error writing to your hard drive while trying to download a file from You may need to free some space. Check your hard drive and try again."

I have plenty of space on my hard drive.

Sooooo. I'm at a loss.

Any suggestions?
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Well I spent about 15 minutes searching this forum and found the answer.

Right click and "Run as administrator" made the difference. -eyeroll-

I feel like windows just keeps getting less user friendly, but maybe I'm just not paying as much attention anymore.

Anyway, cheers. Sorry for the self-solving post.

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