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Have Ghost, can restore to Monday, but that is a last resort for me. I'll reinstall (for the 6th time) andcheck it immediately after it is finished... I wouldn't normally criticise a free program - You get what you pay for - But this, and another from opensubtitles.org (OpenSubtitlesPlayer) both had similar setups involving the unwanted, but no the last time was just before I started this thread. http://tippsundtricks200.com/windows-7/missing-windows-7-from-hdd-repair-disk-will-not-work.html

I was lucky that I had a 2-day old Acronis TrueImage backup to restore. I see some stuff from today's first boot that bothers me : ================== 2012-02-08 08:23:28, Info CBS Starting TrustedInstaller initialization. 2012-02-08 08:23:28, Info CBS Loaded Servicing Stack v6.1.7601.17592 with Core: C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft-windows-servicingstack_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.17592_none_672ce6c3de2cb17f\cbscore.dll I also noticed a few apps seemed to have lost their settings, window sizes, options, etc.??? Local time:05:32 AM Posted 31 October 2013 - 01:04 PM I wanted to tell you guys thanks for your assistance.

Runas.exe Not Working

I turned on UAC (to troubleshoot a different issue) and I was able to set and run exes as admin. In fact, the checkmark quit holding, except under "change settings for all users," but that wasn't having any effect. ... You could cause the computer to not boot.Since You can change settings adversely, Please back up First.

You can always play around with GodMode..........

I really need the new Admin account to be a true Admin account. I am able to start a normal cmd prompt with the same icon. sminlalJul 26, 2011, 6:10 PM Here's what I recommend you try:- make sure that your TOM account has administrative rights- turn UAC off (move the slider to "Never Notify")- log off Why Am I Not The Administrator On My Computer Windows 10 New 8.1 account set as Admin, but doesn't work as Admin Started by way2ob2se , Oct 28 2013 05:25 PM Please log in to reply 14 replies to this topic #1

I don't dare delete my pre-set Admin account if I know that my new local one is bogus. Windows 7 Uac What a plonker! If not, there may be something wrong with the program you are trying to launch. if you use the net user command, you have to right click on command.exe and select "run as administrator".

How Does a computer get Infected? Turn Off Uac I ran the file and rebooted but it didn't fix the problem. When booted up I tried to schedule chkdsk in cmd prompt, & this message came up immediately "You Need Administrator Rights To Perform This Operation" (within the dos box). I suspect there are a number of other unrelated programs, not all free either, causing this malfunction too.

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but what she really meant to ask is how do you change your accounts permissions to be set as full control... http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/23186-63-administrator Be encouraging and positive. Runas.exe Not Working Usually I'll lose some settings and also game progress. How To Run A Program Without Admin Rights Windows 7 ABOUT About Us Contact Us Discussion Forum Advertising Privacy Policy GET ARTICLES BY EMAIL Enter your email address to get our daily newsletter.

My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... I am able to start a normal cmd prompt with the same icon. > > Any ideas on how I can get my cmd prompt to once again "run as > It won't allow an admin password reset. Makes me feel a tiny bit less foolish. How To Allow Standard User To Run Program With Admin Rights

I thought Admins had access to everything, whether they were "first user" or an Admin account created later. Also, it's not the context menu that's the problem: it's Modern UI only. TomDxJul 26, 2011, 5:34 PM My Account, 'TOM', is enabled and labeled as Administrator, but won't let me Administrate... Firefox and other ibrowsers not openingn xp.

Back to top #6 way2ob2se way2ob2se Topic Starter Members 18 posts OFFLINE Gender:Female Location:Southern CA, U.S.A. Uac Windows 10 Back to top #8 way2ob2se way2ob2se Topic Starter Members 18 posts OFFLINE Gender:Female Location:Southern CA, U.S.A. I adamantly assumed it would have god-like privileges so was sure something was really screwed up.

I just discovered a desktop icon that I regularly use (VPN), that I had set to run as administrator under the compatibility tab, wasn't running as administrator.

I again opened the Start menu but this time went to All Programs, Accessories, Run As Administrator works there? Took a LONG time but they finally finished. Local time:05:32 AM Posted 28 October 2013 - 09:10 PM Roger Thanks for the quick reply and info.When I get to the AdvancedSecurity Settings page, it shows that Administrators have Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File With Windows Vista, Microsoft instituted a UAC (User Access Control) to give these new limited administrative accounts the option of more security through having the user intervene upon installation of drivers

If I check the Properties/Security on a folder/file, it will show the account, saying that it is Admin, and showing the same controls as my Admin account, but it is unable I have loaded several software packages and last night there was a larger number of updates installed. OK, ran MBAM, CLEAN as a whistle... ========== Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 1.60.1.1000 www.malwarebytes.org Database version: v2012.02.08.03 Windows 7 Service Pack 1 x64 NTFS Internet Explorer 9.0.8112.16421 Irv :: IRV-XPS435 [administrator] 02/08/12 10:42:07 First and most straightforward, click Start | All Programs | Accessories, then right-click Command Prompt and click Run as Administrator.

My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top Lighthouse Posts: 13598 This post has been reported. The built in Administrator Account is disabled, and when I do a 'NET USER' to activate it, it tells me I need Admin rights... Success.

Local time:05:32 AM Posted 28 October 2013 - 09:57 PM hmmm...I must not be explaining well what I see as the problem. found this WEB PAGE and answer #3 was all I needed to know. I'm getting back to the shop on Monday to ask them why this has happened.See you, & thank-you for the info. But, glad a well respected name has been vindicated.

put what CCLeaner took out, didn't fix it??? Today, when I tried to start cmd with "run as administrator" - nothing happens. Suggestions? I was trying this because my...

My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... TomDxJul 26, 2011, 6:50 PM I believe I did... Everything seemed fine, however I wanted to schedule a chkdsk for her using cmd, because A: I wanted to check for HD issues, & B: She started moving it around fast