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[SOLVED] elevated privelages

Q: [SOLVED] elevated privelages

When I am logged into a "standard" account, and choose to run a program as an "administrator" with the "run as" choice. Does it leave me running at an administrator level until I relog in or does it just run that program at that elevated privelage.
Thanks, Scott

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A: [SOLVED] elevated privelages

Using the "run as administrator" option only runs the specified program as administrator. It does not change how you are logged in but only effects that one program. But note that by default programs inherit the rights of the parent process. If that one program you run as administrator opens others they will also have administrator rights that continue as long as they are running.

The purpose of the "run as administrator" option is to allow you to run an application with elevated privileges without the need of closing all open applications, logging out, then logging as an administrator.

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Hello! I have had a bit of trouble trying to perform administrative tasks on my pc. Just to be clear, I have a Windows Vista SP1 x64 computer, and according to the account settings for the computer, I am the administrator. I bought the computer so I should have full administrative rights.
Recently I tried to patch uxtheme.dll so I could add custom themes on my computer. I successfully patched uxtheme.dll on my previous computer, A windows XP SP3, which later broke when the power supply broke down.
Anyways, I have this new computer and all, and unlike my old computer, I'm not entirely used to Vista. I was provided instructions on how to patch uxtheme.dll and it's components. I was also provided with a replacement uxtheme.dll (the patch) and another two dll files.
My first task was to rename the current uxtheme.dll to uxtheme.old. When I tried this, I was greeted with a message, the usual "oh snapz u n33ds administraive privelages" message, and as usual, I clicked continue. my first question is to ask how I can avoid that message. it's stupid and anoyying and I have to go through it every time I want to do an administrative task on my computer, like installing a pc game or adding scenery to ms flight sim, or changing the time zone settings so they are appropriate, or customizing the theme and resolution to fit my computer.
Again as usual, I was greeted with ANOTHER message. The background faded into a semi-transparent black, and I was greeted with a si... Read more

A:Solved: Administrative Privelages.

Hi there, Welcome

what you are experiencing is something that happens to be one of the main complaints people have about vista. just so you know though, it is easily fixed. Just google "disable UAC" and you get the procedures for turning off that feature.

I would recommend you just select a lower, less annoying setting for the UAC instead of disabling it completely.
 

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I have just installed Dragon naturally Speaking Home 12 on my HP win 7 laptop - after installation it appeared to upgrade to 12.5.

When I try run start the program it come up with a message "dragon speaking naturally should not be run in the elevated mode."

I searched everywhere and I tries running the program as the administraor - no luck.
I should tell you that I am the only accont on my laptop and I think it is run in the adminstration mode
Thanks in advance for any help
 

A:Solved: DNS 12 should run in Elevated mode

I solved it - I opened a new account without administrator privileges - that did it!
 

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The last three days upon booting up my pc I get a windows box with
"Run a Legacy CPL Elevated"-allow or not allow. Since I have no idea what this message means I have chosen not to allow. I'm hoping you fabulous techs can enlighten me as to the meaning of this particular message.

Upon clicking details this is what comes up:

"C:\Windows\System32\RunLegacyCPLElevated.exe"
Shell32.dll,Control_RunDL
"Stacgui.cpl"
Page=portmap

Remember, I'm not a tech person so any explanation needs to be as non tech as possible. Thanks!
 

A:Solved: Run a Legacy CPL Elevated

That has to do with your SigmaTel sound drivers. There must be some kind of compatibility issue, though I don't quite know why it would have just surfaced now.

I could not find any updated drivers, though perhaps somebody else will. For now I would think you can allow it.

If you wait to take any action until somebody comes through with a 100% definite answer I'm not offended one bit
 

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I want to delete a temporary folder that my program makes in C:\temp, but when i try to delete it it says "Path/File Acess Error". So I wondering if I can either Set A Token Privelage to allow me to delete this folder, or, create this folder with a privelage that allows me to delete it. Honestly, I don't really know what token privelages are, but it sounds like maybe it would help.
 

A:Token Privelages in VB

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I recently had a huge slew of problems with my computer randomly turning off and in an effort to revert things to their previous state, I went through the Setup bios before windows ran and defaulted all my settings, now I cannot open most files directly. The message that comes up reads

"you may not access the specified device, access, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access this file."

It is a windows error, I'm logged onto the main user which is an administrative account, please help me.

A:Lost administrative privelages

Make sure you are logged into your user name profile and not a Default Profile (if you profile is corrupted, Windows will load a default profile). Also enable the Hidden Administrator account and boot into that. Here you can Make sure your User Name profile is an Administrator and not changed to a limited user. If that fails then create a new user with admin rights. Copy the contents of your old user file to the new one. Or you may need to take ownership of the files.

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Using Windows 7 after window update I lost Admin. Rights. My computer is operating very slow.
Please advise me on what I need to do.
 
Thanks for your Help

A:Lost Administrative Privelages

Hi Donald10.....
 
That happened to me some time ago and i used this method >>> http://www.thewindowsclub.com/lost-administrative-rights-in-windows and it worked out just fine. Just go there and follow instructions. I could explain the whole procedure but this is much easier.
 
Let me know how it goes...
 
George

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Dear Windows 7 IT Community,
Please comment only if you are a seasoned system administrator. That being said, our office is configured with Windows 7 64 bit workstations, Public Firewall settings and Symantec Endpoint Protection. Users log in as local standard users. I keep getting complaints that the users would like to administrate their own machines and would like an administrative account in addition to their standard user account to run updates, install software, etc. Despite being standard users and having to call IT for support with 3rd party software updates, and installs, we have had a few minor virus/trojan incidents. Running the AV full scan removed them.
As the IT admin, I feel safer if the users did not have administrative abilities even though it would be a separate account. I wanted to ask your professional opinion on this.
Thanks
 

A:Administrative Privelages Issue

Never give any users more priveledge the he/she requires. Just to clarify its not a domain network?

If you have to, you could perhaps give one of your more senior users the priveleges to to carry out certain tasks.

I would never just hand out administrative accounts for fun.
 

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Dear Windows 7 IT Community,
Please comment only if you are a seasoned system administrator. That being said, our office is configured with Windows 7 64 bit workstations, Public Firewall settings and Symantec Endpoint Protection. Users log in as local standard users. I keep getting complaints that the users would like to administrate their own machines and would like an administrative account in addition to their standard user account to run updates, install software, etc. Despite being standard users and having to call IT for support with 3rd party software updates, and installs, we have had a few minor virus/trojan incidents. Running the AV full scan removed them.
As the IT admin, I feel safer if the users did not have administrative abilities even though it would be a separate account. I wanted to ask your professional opinion on this.
Thanks

A:Administrative Privelages Issue

Keep them off of Administrative privledges if you have the chance... Once users' have been spoiled with privledges it will be a battle taking them away again.

Software installs can be published through GPO, so they shouldn't be calling for installations that much.
Updates (win or 3rd party) can all be processed through GPO or WSUS as well.

Any virus or malware, as I'm sure you are aware, will do 100x times the damage to the machine/network if the user is an admin... If the user needs rdp access, move them to "Remote Users" group instead of Standard.

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I have had issues with this Acer Aspire ever since I did a clean install of windows 7 pro. My user is an Administrator, but in order to use my payroll program that requires a certificate, I have to actually log in as Administrator. This is a personal machine, but if I stay home from work, I inevitably receive "urgent" calls with questions and I need to be able to log in to my ADP Portal. That isn't the only issue. I am currently struggling to even open the network and sharing center. I read in a microsoft forum to try going to computer management and doing some things there. I can't even get that far. I get the error: "MMC cannot open the file C:\Windows\System32\compmgmt.msc. This may be because the file does not exisst, is not an MMC console, or was created by a later version of MMC. This may also be because you do not have sufficient access rights to the file."
I am also not able to access drives via VPN or connect to a domain. I have also lost my wireless access at home (probably not related, but equally as frustrating!).
Any ideas would be of great help.
 

A:Windows 7 Pro - Administrator privelages limited

Suggest you first get control of the Admin ID.

Safe Boot using F8 - - login as the DEFAULT ADMINISTRATOR - - that may be very different than your day-to-day ID - - or maybe not.

go to Control->User Accounts and verify every account as (Admin or Limited) and (password protected or not).

Your regular login should be Limited and I created a login with Admin rights (thus able to leave ADMINISTRATOR alone).

You should enable the UAC feature which will then prompt for a user/password when necessary while running from the limited account.

IT SHOULD BE RARE that you need to login as ADMINISTRATOR.

Once that's correct, you may need to fiddle with OWNERSHIP and permissions of some critical stuff, eg the compmgmt.msc
 

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running Win Xp Sp3
hardware has been running fine for over 6months, no recent hardware/software upgrades to explain this.

problem started when my system wouldn't boot up when ANY USB devices were connected (and won't recognize any if it's powered on)...progressed to system wouldn't boot-up at all....progressed to system would boot-up but freeze after about 20 seconds of up-time.

I can log into my administrator account, and at this point all I want to do is recover the data in my account. It's not shared so I need access to it while I'm logged into the account. (Mounted the drive externally, no problems with the drive, just the file permissions...ran AV/spyware scan on drive and the files it could read were clean)

I'm thinking my MOBO is dying on me as at this point I've tried to install Xp off of 3 different disks (and different versions) on two different drives and I keep on getting the lovely blue screen (If i get that far; usually freezes-up) MOBO settings have not been modified (always have been on default, but I did change the battery just in-case)

My question is this... is there a command that I'd be able to quickly use (while logged into the account) to change the file permissions so I can access the files when I mount the drive externally? and If so, do I risk corrupting the files when the system freezes again? (and the system hasn't been able to apply the changes to all of the files)

or is there a different workaround I could try?

A:system freezes-up 20seconds after boot-up, need file access privelages

Just for info - it could be the ram causing the problem. if you don't have any spare ram, then just try it with one stick at a time.

But it sounds like your well past that and just want the data!

So, follow this support guide by MS:

http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;308421

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I consider myself relatively security conscious. I don't take risks, know most of the warning signs, etc. 
 
Despite this, something goofy happened today that definitely freaked me out. 
 
I'm on a 6 month old XPS 15 9550. Have used/use malwarebytes for offline malware scanning, windows firewall, and windows 10's Defender software.
 
Working in Premiere, editing video. Computer crashes. First time. 
 
Start back up, log in. 
 
Only recycle bin icon remains on my desktop. All other folder/files gone. 
 
Open windows explorer, some folders are still listed, but they are all empty. 
 
Searching for my user account's "USER" folder, gone. 
 
Did some reading, did a system restore, no change. Came across an article about a virus that hides folders. Scanned computer, nothing. Malware, nothing. Kapersky, nothing. Figured out that the folders weren't really "empty", just all the contents were "hidden". 
 
Set folder options to show all hidden files, then started manually "un-hiding" all the one's I could think of that were obviously not supposed to be hidden. 
 
Ran process explorer, no red flags jumped out at me. 
 
Additionally - I randomly opened the user profiles/security/permissions, and found nothing strange, EXCEPT that my loggin, which I've only ever used, had all permissions removed except "read". I tried changing the permissions, and met with errors. Computer crashed.... Read more

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Hi, on a new Vista box a remote user installs our vpn connection manager and attemps to log on using the pptp protocol. They get a pop up stating "Connection Manager needs elevated privilege to run the following custom Action(s) to proceed with the connection.

CMROUTE.DLL - to update your routing table."

The user is an Administrator on the PC. Is there a way to modify the privileges to this complete this task?

Note: the user can connect to the vpn but cannot connect to the internet simultaneously since the modifying the routing table is noe allowed.
Thanks
Tim
 

A:elevated privilege

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I downloaded a software app. called DAZ 3D. This message popped up: DAZ Install manager cannot run with elevated permissions. What do I do? I am 63 yrs and not all that bright anymore. I do not know what to do and I am afraid of causing more problems or worse problems. I have tried the following: right click icon, click properties, under compatibility i clicked run as admin. didn't work. I went to firewall and added daz3d, restarted computer, didn't work. I went on-line for answers and they scared me ... thus I turn to you for step by step instructions. This old veteran would sure be grateful for your help.
 

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Hi,
    I have copied and pasted a command script text from Microsoft(attached file) into notepad. I have save this Notepad file in both Desktop and My Documents.
    The text instructs me to run in an elevated command, I find elevated command prompt ok ,but despite several attempts cannot get script to run from either Desktop or My Documents.
      Can  anyone tell me how to run this script.
      The attached file is in Wordpad  for illustrative purposes only.
      Thank you
             Rayal49  

A:Elevated Command

Please post the wordpad text in your topic.  I will not download anything to my computer unless I know exactly what it contains.
 
I want to go over how I access the Elevated Command Prompt in Windows 7 so I know we are on the same page.
 
Click on the start orb , then type cmd in the Search programs and files box.
 
cmd will appear above the search box, right click on it and select Run as administrator.
 
You should see an image similar to the one below.
 

 
Type in the command, then press Enter.

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I recently had a problem where my graphics driver decided not to install the update after it removed the working version, now I can't get any version to install. But, that's a different issue (maybe connected though). I just went through and did a full virus scan using pretty much every boot cd I have at hand, as well as malwarebytes (oh, and that's another issue to work on later) and superantispyware. None found any problems except the usual tracking webpages ... nothing major. Ok, so after rebooting after all of that, everything is running in Admin mode! I'm still logging in with my normal username and the Administrator account is still disabled. But if I go to open a cmd prompt I see that the command will run with elevated privs. I can't figure out why. Does anyone have any ideas?

A:Everything is running as elevated ... why?

Is this elevated privileges or elevated permissions? 

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After thrashing this Win 7 beast around (it's now preforming rather well) it has become apparent to me that I need some tutoring on commands that are available for the different modules that are available at an elevated prompt. I don't mean the old dos commands. Does anyone know of a text available for this? Also The power shell commands (language) would be of interest.

A:Elevated Prompt

Hi HammerHead,

Check in the Tutorial section here on the Forum. Some great information for those looking to improve their knowledge of Windows 7. Good Luck

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Please help. My computer is running extremely slow and it is almost brand new. I have scanned for viruses using Spybot and Spyware Doctor. Nothing unusual pops up. However, when I look at the CPU usage in the Task manager it will go from 5% upwards of 100% and change by the second. Since the CPU usage is so high I imagine this is why my computer will stall or be very slow opening up programs or executing any functions. I had help once where I used HiJack This and someone showed me what to delete to clean my computer. Can someone walk me through this? Or ss there any freeware available to help with this problem or does anyone have any suggestions. I have a Dell Inspiron 1000 which is using Windows XP operating system. Thank you very much in advance.
 

A:elevated CPU usage

Hi jmontcri,

Check what programs are running (cntr-alt-del) will
bring up the task manager. Check "applications".

You should also check completely for spyware and
virii.

And your virtual memory is probably "thrashing", constantly
re-sizing. You should set it to what would be a "static"
size.

Right click on My Computer. Hit "Properties". In the upper right
you will see "Advanced", then hit "settings", under "virtual
memory". Go to "Advanced". You can choose which drive
to use and you can re-set it manually. Hit "change"

If you have lots of RAM, set it for 400 Meg low, 400 meg
high. Hit set, apply and go out. You will need to reboot.
This should improve speed significantly.
 

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hi

im looking to create a shortcut to release and renew my ip. address all with one click. (using a rainmeter skin to fire it off)

but the problem im having is when the batch file is executed (using rainmeter) vista isnt allowing me as the relase ip etc commands require elevated privilages rather than a standard cmd.

what i would like to know is there a way round this? to bypass vista uac control and run a cmd with elevated privilages to the end that the elevated cmd releases my ip then renews it. all with one click. ?

many thanks to anyone that can assist me on this.

thanks for reading

A:run cmd elevated shortcut ?

Hello Billy,

You could use the method in the tutorial below to create an elevated shortcut of your .bat file that a standard user will be able to run.

Elevated Program Shortcut - Create for Standard User - Windows 7 Help Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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On the cmd prompt I entered a name for the "elevated administrator".
Now I want to change it but I forgot what it was, and I need to know what it is to change it.
How or where can I go in win 10 to see what it is?

A:Elevated administrator name

Your new name should appear under Users in the Local Users and Groups section of the Computer Management console (right click the start menu to access this).

There is also a tutorial on this that should help you sort this out:

Administrator account - Enable or Disable in Windows 10

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Hey. I have downloaded a game on steam called "Dragon Nest". When I start the game up, a UAC window pops up and tells me that I need administrator privileges. No problem. This is my laptop so I am the admin. The problem is that I don't want this program to require elevated privileges and I am looking for a way to change that. Thanks.

A:Elevated Programs

If it wasn't a Steam game, I'd say try to just set the shortcut to run as admin, which might work anyway.

But since it is Steam, probably best to leave it alone and be glad it's all working for ya as is. One minor thing can break stuff with Steam.

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I'm running Vista Home Premium, and there's an account that had Administrator privileges but it doesn't show on the login screen. The two accounts available are a Standard user and the Guest account. I reboot into safe mode but the only two options are the two mentioned. I can't do anything in safe mode as far as the User Accounts applet is concerned, but I ran a "net user" command and it showed that the Administrator privileged account is active.

I can't edit the registry, and the UAC doesn't have any options of selecting an elevated account (it's completely blank).

Anyone have any ideas?

Thanks

Epic

A:Cant get elevated privileges

Hi epichero

You can look at this Tutorial,
at the link below.

User Account - Hide

It may be able to help you.
If not look thru some of these.

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/?ltr=U&ltr=U

I hope you can get it sorted out.
Later Ted

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What is Elevated Diagnostics?
That folder suddenly appears to my C:\Users\x\AppData\Local
Is safe or malware?
Delete or keep it?

A:Elevated Diagnostics

What are the contents of this folder? That might give a clue as to where it has come from.

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When I go to my control panel and go to program updates I now get a pop up box that asks me to run a legacy CPL elevated microsoft windows. I continue with this and it says there are no new updates. But I am not able to run my Microsoft Secruity Essential updates. It starts to and then I get a box that says: Virus and spyware definitions couldn't be uploaded.
Check Help. When I click on Help it says: Webpage not available. When I click more info it says: Error code Ox80072efe.

Can you please Help? I also can no longer play youtube videos....get a snowy screen when I try to bring one up. Also can't play Words with Friends by facebook anymore. What's going on?

Thank you.......Joyce
 

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hi
I have a problem .
I install an application on system but this application runs correctly when administrator log on to computer. if I log as user I couldn't run this application . I don't want my user be member of admin. how edit local group policy that user could run just this application as admin but this user doesn't member of admin?

A:user cannot run this elevated application

Hello Tara, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you like, either tutorial below can help you to create a shortcut that will allow the standard user to run the elevated program without being prompted by UAC to enter an administrator's password.

Elevated Program Shortcut - Create for Standard User

OR

Elevated Program Shortcut without UAC Prompt - Create

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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This is a question on file and folder location.

The program being used creates a file in a directory.

From my use of Win 7 I can only navigate to the file in elevated command mode in the DOS box.

Is there a way to permanently reveal all folders to the Win 7 interface?

Part of the directory tree reads as follows:

c:\users\all users\my directory\another directory\ .file name

In Win 7, all users and the rest cannot be retrieved with search.

The goal is to make a shortcut to the .file name directory

A:Use elevated command mode within Win 7

Welcome.

The folder "All Users" is a hidden protected operating system file/folder.

See this tutorial to unhide.

Hidden Files and Folders - Show or Hide

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This is going to sound like a question from the Twilight Zone.

My comp was starting to run hot ( 45 - 55C under normal conditions.).

I was about to open case and do a thorough cleaning, but first cleaned the keyboard thoroughly.

I have been using the comp for over an hour and it now doesn't go over 35C!

I know it has to be a coincidence, Right??!!

A:Question about elevated heat

That's one of the weirder problems that I've seen, but yeah, I would chalk that up to coincidence.

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Hi All,

I am writing a dos batch file for windows7 and it has many commands which need elevated access to run. For elevation I am using elevate.exe. I am doing like below -

set Elevation=elevate -wait cmd.exe /c
%Elevation% "cd /d %CD% && xcopy /E /Y ...."
%Elevation% "cd /d %CD% && command 2 .."
%Elevation% "cd /d %CD% && command 3 .."
%Elevation% "cd /d %CD% && command 4 .."
.....

My script calls elevate for cmd and then "cd /d %CD% for each command as elevate changes the working path to /system32 I am forced to change the directory every time I run elevate. It also prompts user for "UAC" dialog for each elevate command, so for ten such command UAC prompts will come 10 times . Commands I am using are mix of DOS command(like xcopy, diskpart etc) and some other 3rd party executable. So there is two problem for which I need some help-

1. How to call elevate for cmd.exe once and run rest of the command in same elevated console.
2. How to change working directory once instead with every command. I think solution to first one will take care of this also.

Any help is most welcome.

A:How to run cmd.exe elevated in batch script

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,

For batch files I run manually I set the shortcut for it to run as administrator and I get ONE UAC prompt.

I've never heard of elevate.exe

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I have a gadget that has buttons for hibernate and standby to run a shortcut. If I run the short cut directly by clicking it, it works, but if I try to run it from the html button, it will not acknowledge the run as administrator setting. I have tried it with VBScript and cannot change the powercfg - h state.

Here is the html:

HTML Code:
<a id="hibernate" onMouseOver='ShowTip(1,"Hibernate");' onMouseOut='HideTip(1);' href="../core/Hibernate.lnk" >
<img src="../images/Hibernate.png" border="0" width="20" height="20" >
<span id='tooltip1' class='tooltip'></span>
</a>
Here is the shortcut:

Code:
C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /c powercfg -h on & rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState 0,1,0


Here is the VBScript:

Code:
Set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
WshShell.Run "%COMSPEC% /c POWERCFG /Hibernate ON"
WshShell.Run "rundll32.exe PowrProf.dll SetSuspendState Hibernate"

A:Cannot run elevated shortcut from html

You are really going about it the hard way. Why reinvent the wheel. If you are just going to use Metro/Start, use Ctrl-Alt-Del, to pull up the Start Button. If using 8.1.1, it is already on the Metro/start screen. If always using the desktop, use Classic Shell or Start8 from Stardock.com

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Hello,

We're deploying Windows 10 to all our corporate computers, and I was trying to write a batch file to silently install all the necessary core programs that our employees would need. However I keep getting an elevated access required issue when running the batch file as an administrator. I am an admin on the domain, yet I keep getting this error. Any ideas?

Thanks,
Society

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Hello,

New here, and to Vista..........

Hp dv9580us laptop with lotso problems.
Right now I'll settle for a few progams working right.


Spybot needs to be elevated with admin rights to be fully functional?
Also Iobit defrag runs once the the program starts but the box is not up, its started but no visual box?

Thanks in advance,
Steve

A:Spybot needs to be elevated to admin

Hi,

For Spybot - go to C:\Program Filesx86, open Spybot Folder, right click SDMain.exe, click Properties , Compatibility, tick Run as administrator box, click Apply, then OK.

hope this helps

SIW2

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Since I started using large taskbar icons the tray icons are slightly elevated in the taskbar, as shown below. How do I center them?

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Hello- I started out just thinking I had Scorpion Saver on the computer and started a thread here.... http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/616295/scorpion-saver/page-2#entry4014917
 
After getting some assistance from Broni- he advised me that "There are some signs of ZeroAccess rootkit so you'll need elevated help."  And that I needed to follow this guide : http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/
As he advised I started at step six on the guide posted above.
 
My computer is running rather slow.  I need my computer for work as I am working from home for Uhaul.   Whatever is going on is interfering with the VPN connection I have to have for work. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.  
 
thank you
 
 
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:03-06-2016
Ran by Randi (administrator) on RANDI-PC (04-06-2016 17:40:59)
Running from C:\Users\Randi\Downloads
Loaded Profiles: Randi (Available Profiles: Randi & DefaultAppPool)
Platform: Windows 10 Home Version 1511 (X64) Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: IE)
Boot Mode: Normal
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
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A:elevated help- Zero Access Rootkit?

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===Press the windows key + r on your keyboard at the same time. This will open the RUN BOX.Type Notepad and and click the OK key.Please copy the entire contents of the code box below to a new file. 
Start

CreateRestorePoint:
EmptyTemp:
CloseProcesses:

Remove this process via the Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features applet.
[b]ScorpionSaver [/b] (HKLM-x32\...\{9B65F9A3-9D24-452A-B6EF-1457D65E4259}) (Version: 1.0.0.0 - Adpeak, Inc.) <==== ATTENTION

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SearchScopes: HKLM-x32 -> DefaultScope value is missing
BHO: No Name -> {95B7759C-8C7F-4BF1-B163-73684A933233} -> No File
Toolbar: HKU\S-1-5-21-4265505565-2887419862-550575693-1001 -> No Name - {21FA44EF-376D-4D53-9B0F-8A89D3229068} - No File
Toolbar: HKU\S-1-5-21-4265505565-2887419862-550575693-1001 -> No Name - {2318C2B1-4965-11D4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - No File
Handler: tmtbim - {0B37915C-8B98-4B9E-80D4-464D2C830D10} - No File
FF DefaultSearchEngine: AVG Secure Search
CHR Plugin: (Shockwave Flash) - C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\NPSWF32_11_9_900_117.dll => No File
CHR Plugin: (Native Client) - C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\50.0.2661.102\ppGoogleNaClPluginChrome.dll => No File
CHR Plugin: (Chrome PDF Viewer) - C:\Program Fi... Read more

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I need to find my login in windows 8 pro. I used Winaero User List Enabler and restarted it boots to elevated adminstrator account and gives no options and doesn't ask for a password. Not sure which tutorial applies to my situation. I think I need to create another user for me. I lost my account when I restored an image.

Don't seem to be able to unbold the text. I think I am in the built in Admin account.

A:Only have elevated adminstrator login

Hello sparhawk,

If you didn't have the user account when the image was created, then that would be why the account doesn't exist now.

If the Reset to defaults option is grayed out in Winaero User List Enabler, then that means you already are using the default settings. You may have undone your previous setting when you did the system image recovery.

Sign in - Show All Users or Last User in Windows 8

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Referred here from the "Am I Infected?" forum,
thanks to BC Advisor .
 
In this link you will see several initial logs from Security Check, Farbar, etc.
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/494838/mse-closed-fake-security-infection/
 
 
 
I had Microsoft Security Essentials on my IE7.
I had an "update Java" type prompt that I tried to close.
(Would never open that!)
 
Suddenly MSE closed, I don't seem to have it available anymore.
A fake Security program tried to run, but I closed it.
 
I haven't observed any problems, other than the fact that MSE is disabled.
 
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This may/may not be relevant: I had a some major problems several months
ago with viruses - I tried to repair them on my own - I accidently
deleted part of the MasterBootRecord, so I had to re-format my drive
and start over.
 
Gringo helped me through that.
 
DDS logs:
 
 

A:ZeroAccess Rootkit - Elevated help please

DDS + Attachment
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DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64 
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7601.17514
Run by HAL at 17:46:04 on 2013-05-16
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.2942.1646 [GMT -5:00]
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SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\nvxdsync.exe
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Windows\system32\taskhost.exe
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SASCORE64.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\Application Updater\ApplicationUpdater.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
C:\Users\HAL\AppData\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\PC_136519.en_76.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenOffice.org 3\program\soffice.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenOffice.org 3\program\soffice.bin
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Spigot\Se... Read more

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how do I open an elevated command prompt?

A:elevated command prompt...huh?

Right click the bottom left corner of the screen and select Command Prompt (Admin)

Elevated Command Prompt - Open in Windows 8

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This probably is not new to many, but I find it useful.

There are times I want an elevated command prompt. I usually type in "cmd", right click on it and run as administrator. If you need an elevated command prompt now and then, simply create a shortcut to "cmd". Right click on the shortcut, left click on properties. Click the shortcut tab and select "advanced". Finally, you can select "run as administrator".

Like I said, just something I didn't think about before, but it's handy to have.

A:Tip for Elevated Command Prompt

Elevated Command Prompt

As a sysadmin trying to roll out an image of windows7 to other machines, not having cmd parameters to automate an elevated cmd really annoys the hell out of me.

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  Way too many Windows Explorer crashes and numerous odd behaviour for a relatively fresh clean W7P install. Just popped up after having went from free av to SpyBot's Pro having BitDefender as their flagship av aand used it for 3 days until oddball behaviour spooked me and so I unistalled SpyBot. Now poking around to see wuz up wit dis infernal machine. Tried trouble-shooting via clean boot, nothing pointed to nuttin. Went to use elevated command prompt (from me as admin) and yet the command or 'DOS' window seems to indicate I'm not an Admin, ref. see scr-shot. As I read and recall, the resulting command line (as an Admin) is supposed to read as C:\Windows\system32, no? Any wisdomeers out presently here?  Will hang a bit and den check back every hr or so.  Best regards and happ-e-trail otherwise, wguru   

A:Deflated elevated command

Hi,Did you try opening elevated command prompt like this: https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/783-elevated-command-prompt.htmlBe logged in Windows as AdministratorRegardsVisruth

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After Even I run cmd as administrator (and my account is administrator), sfc /scannow wouldnt work with follow message "Access Denied." I have no idea what I should do about this. Is this something to do with path? Please help!

A:sfc /scannow not working even in elevated cmd

FYI...
To refresh your memory.

Elevated Command Prompt

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

How to use the System File Checker tool to troubleshoot missing or corrupted system files on Windows Vista or on Windows 7

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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/517675/infected-with-zeroaccess-rootkit/
 
Top posted in Malware Removal. I'm getting redirects when I click on a link in yahoo.com.
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16526
Run by GESWEIN03 at 17:12:45 on 2013-12-16
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.8136.6057 [GMT -5:00]
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AV: McAfee VirusScan Enterprise *Enabled/Updated* {86355677-4064-3EA7-ABB3-1B136EB04637}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: McAfee VirusScan Enterprise Antispyware Module *Enabled/Updated* {3D54B793-665E-3129-9103-206115370C8A}
FW: McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention Firewall *Enabled* {BE0ED752-0A0B-3FFF-80EC-B2269063014C}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SASCORE64.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
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A:infected with ZeroAccess - need elevated help

Hello and welcome.  Please follow these guidelines while we work on your PC:
Malware removal is a sometimes lengthy and tedious process. Please stick with the thread until I’ve given you the “All clear.”  Absence of symptoms does not mean your machine is clean! 
Please do not run any scans or install/uninstall any applications without being directed to do so.
Please note that the forum is very busy and if I don't hear from you within five days this thread will be closed.
  Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop.
 
Note: You need to run the version compatibale with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.

Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
Press Scan button.
It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please copy and paste it to your reply.
The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt). Please attach it to your reply.

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Hi,

For those who'd like to use the power of a permanent admin (can of course be reverted) prompt here's how:

Elevated Command Prompt Shortcut - Windows 7 Forums

Open Explorer and drill down to:

C:\Users\"Username"*\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\System Tools

There you see the command prompt shortcut as the first of a list of shortcuts. Right click it, choose properties from the list.
The property list will open, now choose Advanced and tick the "Run as Administrator" checkbox. Click Apply, Close. Done.

Now every time you run a command prompt you'll run it with administrative rights.

Cheers,

* Username: the account name you logged on with.

A:Elevated prompt/Run as Administrator once and for all.

I don't have that option.

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Not sure if this is the proper forum for my question, but here it goes.

I'm using a SSH server to remotely access my notebook from work. It works well for SFTP and remote command line access using a dedicated, non-admin, user account.

Problem is when I want to run something that requires admin permission under that connection. The server runs cmd.exe under the context of a non-admin user I've created for it, so I'm limited in what I can do. Question is, how can I "elevate" that remote command prompt to execute admin-only programs and commands? UAC of course will not help under that conditions.

Thanks!

A:Elevated command prompt over SSH

before you enter the command you can use the runas command first. You can also save the credentials so you dont have to enter them in every time.

Runas

Example:

Code:
runas /noprofile /user: username "command"

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I'm trying to delete unnecessary files/folders and I came across a whole lot of items under Elevated Diagnostics. It looks as though it is MANY results from previous attempts to improve computer performance. Can I delete them??
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista&#8482; Home Premium , Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5000+, x64 Family 15 Model 107 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1981 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 , 64 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 466525 MB, Free - 361482 MB; D: Total - 10411 MB, Free - 1046 MB;
Motherboard: ECS , Iris8, 1.0 ,
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled
I'm trying to delete unnecessary files/folders and I came across a whole lot of items under Elevated Diagnostics. It looks as though it is MANY results from previous attempts to improve computer performance. Can I delete them??
 

A:Elevated diagnostic folders

Where is it located?

Use Disk Cleanup for safety.
 

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I have been trying to register a program I bought and they tell me I must be logged in as Admin.

When I try to get to the elevated CMD prompt I am entering: net user administrator /active:yes

I get an ERROR 5 message and nothing happens.

I have also tried to use the other method using the Computer Management | Users method and enabling the account there. I don't see anything happening when I do this unless I have to reboot the machine, which I haven't tried.

The admin account is simply administrator and has not been renamed to something else and there is no password. I have used the CMD prompt method before and it worked fine now for some reason it won't.

Thanks ,

J T

A:Can't seem to get elevated cmd prompt to work

Never heard of a program you are trying to register need you to be an admin, what`s the program ?

Right click on command prompt to run as admin.

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I think I understand how Linux handles the elevated privileges, but I'm not sure how Microsoft does it. Did they try to reinvent the wheel or just use public domain code from Linux (A rhetorical question).
When I installed W7 Pro on my PC, it had me create a profile. I then customized the profile to have the basic apps that I would need to administer the PC. I want to demote this account's privileges to better secure the PC. What is the best way to enable
elevated privileges with a password and keep the highest level of security.
I have seen methods (copy profile to a different account) on the web and followed them, but they seem to have issues. I don't know how Microsoft intended this to work, but I would like to know what method the Technical community believes is the right way
to handle this.
Thanks in advance.

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Hi friends !
Uber Philf told me to start a new thread with my problem. I cannot open an Elevated Command Prompt, Dont know why. I know that I can open it in two alternative ways : 1). Win+R, type cmd, hit enter eith ctrl+shift pressed ; and 2). start > all programs > accessories > command prompt > right click and run as admit. The prompt should be C:\Windows\System32_

But What prompt I am having is C:\Users\username_

Am I doing it wrong? Then what I am to do? I have user account control settings turned off.

A:How to open Elevated Command Prompt?

Several member had the same problem

Go to search by the start menu

type cmd

As soon as cmd pops up, do not hit enter. right click and run as adminitraor.

If done properly you will have the cmd. Try and report back

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