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School laptop blocking everything, need help with admin rights and cmd

Q: School laptop blocking everything, need help with admin rights and cmd

At the moment i use my school laptop because my gaming computer is at a friends house.

Anyway i find it weird that the teachers have blocked everything, i'm not allowed to download things because i need admin rights and i don't know the username + password.

I tried the cmd method but they have block that aswell, so i'm wondering if there is a method to get the username and password so that i can finally download things, i paid for the school pc and when we can't do anything on it (except youtube) i feel really pissed of and mad about that.

If anyone could help me with this issue i would be really thankfull (: (sorry for my bad english)

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A: School laptop blocking everything, need help with admin rights and cmd

Hi Steneman,

I work at as an IT administrator for a school district so i understand what you're going through. Those restrictions are in place because that laptop is school property (for now) or because the IT department does not allow people to bring their own devices for the network.

long story short... those restrictions are there so you cant do anything to the computer they don't want you doing (such as downloading pirated content or software that is not legal). You will probably have to deal with it for now, or hack the computer. Id advise not trying to hack it though because if they find out the consequences may be even more frustrating (such as no network access).

Sorry I couldn't be more help as far as getting you up and playing but its just one of those suck-suck situation.

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Ok, So the user watched a video on myspace and the next thing she knew, she had a hyperlink on her desktop saying click here to download anti-spyware and a new icon down in the system tray. Here is the log file from hijack this.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 4:53:01 PM, on 4/14/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0013)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\LVPrcSrv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXEC:\WINDOWS\mHotkey.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb05.exeC:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\vptray.exeC:\WINDOWS\GWMDMMSG.exeC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LComMgr\Communications_Helper.exeC:\Program Files\Logitech\QuickCam\Quickcam.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Rundll32.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32 ... Read more

A:Malware Blocking Admin Rights To Taskmanager?

Right click here and click save link asSave it as resetteatimer.bat to your desktop1) Run Spybot-S&D2) Go to the Mode menu, and make sure "Advanced Mode" is selected3) On the left hand side, choose Tools -> Resident4) Uncheck "Resident TeaTimer" and OK any prompts5) Restart your computer.Double click on resetteatimer.bat and wait for it to finishGo to Start> Control Panel> Add or Remove Programs.Remove the following program, if it is present.webhancerWe'll continue with ComboFix. Please visit this webpage for download links, and instructions for running the tool: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/combofix/how-to-use-combofixPost the combofix log and a new HijackThis log as a reply to this topic.

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Iím new to this forum, am not a techie, donít think Iím asking for help in doing anything illegalÖso please let me know if anyone can help me. I stupidly followed someoneís advice to rename my work computer laptop in order to bypass admin rights, and now I canít log on to laptop to set it back to how it was originally. My laptop was set up as a network computer that required my network login to gain access to Windows (XP Professional). So since I renamed my computer and removed myself from the domain, it will no longer allow me to log on to my laptop at all.

I tried to boot up in safe mode, (so that I could try to set it back to how it was) but it still comes up with the Windows login screen that won't accept my network login. Is there anyway that I can bypass this in order to put myself back onto the domainÖwithout having to admit to my IT department what I did?
 

A:How to add laptop back to domain w/o admin rights

Talk to your work's IT department.
 

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On Windows XP, installing iTunes requires admin rights. However, it is not good to use an admin account for regular work. For the Palm Desktop, the workaround was to grant admin rights to the user account, install the application using the user-turn-admin account, then ungrant admin rights. Will this last step cause problems for iTunes, or does iTunes require admin rights for its regular operation (outside of being installed)?

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Hi Yet again, Windows is frustratingly taking up all of my time and I have tried everything google has to offer to try and fix it but it seems like no one has screwed up as much as I have on whatever forum. Let me explain the problem: I'm trying to set my account to administrator because I can't install programs, change account settings, make any changes through CMD without getting the system error 5 access denied message and I can't set the administrator account through CMD either. I also don't have the permission to change anything in regedit and I can't even reset my pc because it requires an administrator password which I don't have, is not "nothing" nor is it administrator or admin or password and I can't change it through cmd either. I can't even access the administrator account because it is disabled and even with an elevated cmd I can't activate the "hidden" administrator account. I've ran malwarebytes and superantispyware and I am now looking for the Gandalf of all Geeks to help me solve this problem. I'd immensely appreciate it!

A:System error 5 | No admin rights | Lost admin password | can't reset

Hi. When a computer is first setup, the account created is an administrative one. What happened to this account?

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Hi

Ive stumbled across a problem that has been causing me grief for a few days now, every time I try to access my hard drive (C disk) it says, access is denied. Also, i cant edit permissions because I've lost admin rights. Ive tried many things including unlocking the system admin, this lets me access a few extra things like being able to use the sfc command in cmd, however, it doesn't allow me to access the C disk or change permission because it also has lost admin rights? I fear that this is a bad problem and I don't know how it happened. I have tried restoring to a previous date and that doesn't work either.

Any help and/or advice would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks, Shimin4tor

A:[SOLVED] Access denied to C disk and lost admin rights to system admin account

Hi and welcome to TSF so you have tried win 7 hidden admin Enable the (Hidden) Administrator Account on Windows 7 or Vista
have you installed or downloaded anything in the recent past

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The firm in which I work has a Lenovo PC with Windows 10 installed. There are two user profiles on the computer, the admin and another normal account without administration rights. We have only the password of the account without administrator rights.

The network administrator had left the company surprisingly in without giving the administrator password of the PC and we cannot contact him anymore.

Now we want to install another programme and we cannot do this without an administrator account.

I disabled secure boot and have tried to boot the PC with an Linux USB Stick, but it do not boot from the stick.

Any suggestion how I either can reset the password of the administrator account or create an new account with administrator rights.

A:Windows 10 admin password reset or new account with admin rights

Although there may be techniques to recover a lost password it is forum policy that we do not discuss these here - your best bet would be to visit a local security specialist and get them to recover/reset it for you - and a change to the policy for the replacement admin may be a good idea, I always wrote a list of all passwords and stored it with the Managing Director and also in a fireproof safe

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Using Win 8.1

First off, the account I'am signed on with is listed as admin type account. It's the one I had to enter my windows account email.
Since installing the new MalwareBytes 2.0 program (which went in without any problem) it put an shortcut icon on desktop. I tried too move the icon from desktop to another folder and it said I needed admin rights to do this. Usually once I click on continue it gives me access and proceeds to carry out the command.
So I followed the tutorial to build hidden admin account. I type in: net user administrator /active:yes, it completed. I signed on to the admin account and tried the same operation and it still asked for admin rights.
What am I doing wrong?

UpDate: MalwareBytes 2.0 has a self protection ability that needs to not be enabled, otherwise everything associated with the Program including program icons located anywhere cannot be moved.

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Recently I did a clean install from the windows installation tool off a CD I made. Soon after logging on and making my first account (again!) I couldn't open the C drive. I messed with the owner options and made my account the owner so I could open it. Possibly before or maybe after (I'm not sure) I realised I wasn't able to use any admin settings, (like add another account or see advanced system settings) open any applications that required admin rights (like CMD or any installation file) or do anything in the system menu. I've tried to look up the solution but can't find anything that fits the description of my problem. Any help is welcome. Thanks in advance for at least reading this.

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I can't delete a file from the desktop. When I try, it says to get the rights from the specified admin user (which I'm logged on). The strange thing is that I still can create other users from this account (including admins).

Any suggestion on what to do?

A:admin user lost some admin rights

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Witch


I can't delete a file from the desktop. When I try, it says to get the rights from the specified admin user (which I'm logged on). The strange thing is that I still can create other users from this account (including admins).

Any suggestion on what to do?


Whats the name of the file?
Have you tried deleting it in safe mode?

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Greetings,

I am trying to change the folder properties of a applications folder from read only. I am doing this per instructions from the apps provider to prevent crashes.

When I go to change the permissions it states I need admin privileges. The only account I have on the box is the admin however I did change the name to something besides admin. The account is definitely an admin account.

Any thoughts?

Windows 7 64 bit
 

A:Admin rights not working for Admin account

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okay. freshly into win7 now, having obtained a new hdd for my comp. I have been running as the admin of my computer since accounts became an unavoidable thing. barring the occasional frustration-induced blunder I tend to stay Properly Paranoid in my habits to make sure I have no problems...

but win7 doesn't think that I could ever be intelligent enough to have full rights on any account other than the built-in admin account, which of course I'd want to avoid using outside emergencies that render other accounts damaged somehow.

so I'm looking to find out how to make another user account with FULL admin rights. not just the "constantly have to get permission" stuff that a standard*snort* admin account has, full rights that don't involve constantly having to "run as administrator"

yes yes I've heard people trying to get me more paranoid so that I'd endure the added hassles, all it does is make me more irate with the situation. so if noone's willing to provide me with instruction on this, it's probably best for the thread to be left to fall off the board.

A:of win7, admin rights, admin accounts, and real admin accounts

I don't know what your problem is. To make another administrator account - Start - Control panel - User Account - 
Manage another account - Create a new account - Give it a name - put a check mark for Administrator - 
click - Create Account. 

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My problem is that even though I have only one user account defined on my machine and it is set to "Administrator" it is not being allowed to do admin types of things like deleting folders. I tried to create a user group but that's not an option on the Win7 Home Premium version that I use. How can it be that the sole account is not the admin even though it shows that it is in the account user setup?
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2

OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 370 @ 2.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3890 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1721 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 476837 MB, Free - 424790 MB; E: Total - 476937 MB, Free - 381321 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, NALAA
Antivirus: Lavasoft Ad-Aware, Disabled Microsoft Security Essentials in use
 

A:Admin user has no admin rights?

the actual admin account is hidden and disabled for security reasons,your referring to a account with admin privileges

go into properties for the drive and click on the security tab and check the permissions are enabled for your account
 

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Okay, I'm very sure I set my account to be Admin, there's only one account anyway, yet W8 requests admin permission to do everything.

All because of this, I can't change the .ini of a game, I can't update Neverwinter Nights using the updater, I can't save .inis or .txts anywhere except documents...It's annoying.

I used to have W7 before, it never did this to me, but Windows 8 really deeply annoys me.

Now I'll be specific by saying that I only have "Windows 8", no Enterprise or Pro.

How can I make W8 stop nagging me everytime about admin rights? I AM an admin.

A:Windows 8 wants Admin rights, but I AM an admin

I took ownership of everything to get rid of the nag messages.
Someone else may have a better way...

A tutorial---

Take Ownership - Add to Context Menu in Windows 8

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I have two Windows VMs, one Windows 7 and the other Windows 8. On both machines there is an account with administrative rights. On the Windows 7 VM if I run a DOS cmd window it is run with with administrative rights. However, on the Windows 8 VM the DOS cmd window has NO administrative rights.

Has anything changed between Windiws 7 and 8 in this respect?

Thanks

A:DOS Cmd run with admin rights if run from admin account?

Hello ndean, and welcome to Eight Forums.

It's the same in Windows 8.

Elevated Command Prompt - Open in Windows 8

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I am trying to carry out the steps in the Hijack this and malware removal instructions, but cannot get the Kaspersky scanner to run.
It says that I need Administrator privileges to install it.
I only have the one account on that machine, the Admin one.

User Accounts shows only the one admin account.

Any ideas how I get the rights back?
Computer is an HP Pavilion Laptop running XP pro SP2

A:Logged In As Admin, But Don't Have Admin Rights

try right clicking on it and selecting "run as admin"

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So here is an interesting problem I ran into after working on the family computer (I was away at college and just got back for break).

After removing all the viruses, I was left with a computer where both the main user account and the Admin account did not have Admin rights. I can log into the Administrator account, but I cannot do even the most simplest of things, such as open Control Panel. So, I am at a loss to fix this. So simply enough, how does one restore administrative rights to the admin account when it has lost them.

Info:
Windows XP Home SP2
Control Panel, and many related functions, along side with such things as leftclick->properties on My Computer do not work (It says privilege removed, contact admin).
Even the Help will not open.
 

A:Admin rights for Admin account?

Please download Trend Micro's HJTInstall.exe to your Windows Desktop.

Doubleclick HJTInstall.exe . The application will install by default to C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis
Click on the Install button. A shortcut icon will be created on your Windows Desktop.
When the installation finishes, the HijackThis application will launch.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a log file button. When the scan is complete, a log file should open in notepad.
On the notepad document, click Edit>Select All>Edit>Copy and then paste the contents of the log file into your next reply to this thread.

>>Please-Do Not use the Analyze This button-the results can be dangerous if misinterpreted.
>>Please-Do Not have HijackThis 'fix' anything yet. Most of what if finds will be harmless or even required.

 

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I cannot do a few things that require admin rights but I the account I'm using is an admin account. I made a new account and gave it all privileges, admin, backup operations, helpservicesgroup, network configuration operations and replicator but even with all those rights this user can't get windows updates.

This is where I noticed the trouble, I wanted to go to windows updates and it gave me this error:
[Error number: 0x8DDD0002]
To install updates from this website, you must be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group on your computer. If you use Windows XP, you can see if you are an administrator by going to User Accounts in Control Panel.

Note: If your computer is connected to a network, network policy settings might also prevent you using this website. Contact your system administrator for help with updates. Click to expand...

Any ideas?
 

A:Logged in as admin but have no admin rights

Maybe this will help:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/316524
moper
 

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I administer a small school NOT IN UK or USA. I have searched for suitable software but it is either very expensive, suitable for large schools or very inflexible. Any suggestions?
 

A:School Admin Software

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I am having a really bad problem. I attempted to login to distance learning and was blocked and this the message I received:

It was detected at 2010-01-06 02:00 GMT (+/- 30 minutes), approximately 2 days, 15 hours ago.

There will usually be a link to self-remove this IP from the CBL at the end of this page, but read the following text first

ATTENTION: At the time of detection, this IP was infected with, or NATting for a computer infected with a high volume spam sending trojan - it is participating or facilitating a botnet sending spam or spreading virus/spam trojans.

ATTENTION: If you simply repeatedly remove this IP address from the CBL without correcting the problem, the CBL WILL eventually stop letting you delist it and you will have to contact us directly.

This is the rustock spamBOT

You MUST patch your system and then fix/remove the trojan. Do this before delisting, or you're most likely to be listed again almost immediately.

If this IP is a NAT firewall/gateway, you MUST configure the NAT to prevent outbound port 25 connections to the Internet except from your real mail servers. Please see our recommendations on NAT firewalls

The Microsoft MSRT (Malicious Software Removal Tool) stands a good chance of being able to find/remove the malicious software. If you can find which machine[s] the malware is on.

This is a work computer and I am networked to another computer because we share the ACT! program. I've done all the scans and found nothing (n... Read more

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I am trying to download Adobe Digital Editions and I keep receiving the error message

Unable to elevate to administrative rights, error 786

I am the admin! I have turned off the password, I have right clicked on the program and chosen 'run as admin'-then nothing happens.
Any help would be appreciated

A:"Unable to elevate to admin rights" error, when admin user

Try this:




Quote:
SOLUTION: download the setup.exe for ADE, not using the flash install version.

Before you run it, right click on it and check "run as administrator" under the compatability tab. Also under the general tab I clicked on "unblock," which might have made a difference.


From a similar issue: https://forums.adobe.com/thread/953278?tstart=0

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Hi,

I am running Vista in my laptop and I have only one user (myself) on it. In order to avoid popups I went in and change my user privileges to FULL CONTROL but It seems that were confilcts with the administrator user and now the system says that I am the administrator but I have rights only to read. I cannot save, copy or erase any file and I cannot set the privileges back.

I have tried with:
-recovery system
-Booting in save mode or other modes
-Every time I try to change something, copy or erase or save I get the errors:
*access denied
*C: could not be found

Do you have any suggestion?

Tks!

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I need to get admin rights to my Windows 7 computer.

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Installed Windows 8, loving it. However, one thing I've noticed is that every time I try to run anything, it runs it as a non-admin. I hate specifically clicking "Run as Administrator" every time I open a program so my question is this, is there a way to make it run every program as admin permanently?

A:Admin Rights

nope, it's there for a reason. it prevents programs from really screwing stuff up without any user interaction. running everything as admin without any sort of user approval is a good way of breaking windows. it keeps you from accidentally deleting or moving something that really should not be touched.

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i just reformatted my pc and install windows xp pro sp3, i can install all other programs with no problem but when i try to install my graphics driver it says i dont have admin right when i am the admini have tried right clicking it and running as administrator but it just tells me denied

A:No Admin Rights

Have you tried redownloading the application?

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Hello

I've had some problems with my admin rights lately, but malwarebytes found nothing. I used the online trend-micro scanner and it found something called joke.agent, but it wasnt able to delete it. After playing around in hijackthis and smitfraudfix, i havent been able to find anything. Hoping somebody can help me out.

Here's my hijackthis and smitfraudfix logs.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 14:25:36, on 03.11.2008
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18241)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPStart.exe
C:\Windows\System32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Windows\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Windows\system32\igfxsrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Windows\system32\NOTEPAD.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE
C:\Program Files\HiJackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = ... Read more

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I have a user who loses her administrator rights periodically and seemingly for no reason. Recently I was trying to install a postscript print driver and I'd start with admin rights and then sometime during the installation I'd lose them and wouldn't be able to complete it. Is there a reason that the admin rights are being lost?

A:Admin rights

Hi, developers are coming to terms with UAC and installations are looking for it if you turn it off the installation can fail, otherwise make sure you right click on the excutable and select run as administrator.

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Hello

Just installed Win 7 and using it for the first time, my user account has been crested as an admin but i am trying to edit the hosts file in system32/drivers and it will not allow me to save the edited version stating that it need administrator permission.

like i said i am very new to win 7 and have looked at my account etc but cannot see why it will not allow me to make these changes when my account is an admin account.

Any help appreciated

Thanks

A:Admin Rights

Quicky, until a smart member answers. Right click and you should see a run as administrator option. Might work, very new to this myself. You will get great answers here.
glennc

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I have a compaq laptop running XP SP2, two days ago all my destop and pull down shortcuts stopped working, I now have no administrative autority to open any programs, including internet. I have trend software(up to date). I do see a microoft update install but I am not sure if this is part of the problem. If I could install a past backup I am sure that would sovle the problem??
 

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HI everyone ,
Just want to say i enabled the hidden administrator account in windows 7 from the command prompt and i was trying to install dreamscene, but still it gives me you have no admin rights...what to do?
ALso theres another problem....a software CVAVR...when iwas installing it , got 2 errors , one same as above , that i needed to run as administrator(which i did from administrator account and also by right click and run as admin, but to no avail...) and second it demands an ioport.sys file in windows system32 folder...both work perfectly fine on my friends pc..he has same windows 7 pro...and he even doesnt have the hidden admin account enabled...still they both work for him...Can any1 please hellp?? My friend doesnt know either how his got working and mine not...please sum1 help!

A:No admin rights

Have you tried right-clicking on the dreamscene executable, and select Run as administrator?

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Looking to make changes to my host file. Windows saying I need admin rights to make the chnage. However the account I have has admin rights! I have checked in control pannel manage accounts.
Any ideas on how to fix this? Just a new laptop.

A:Admin rights in 8.1

Edit the HOSTS File in Windows 8






Editing a HOSTS File in Windows 8: Method #1

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My user account (the only account which is synced with my m/s account) does not have administer rights. I cannot make any changes to computer since my account the only account is only a standard user with no rights, when I try to make changes the window
pops up and it only gives one option no. Using Win 10

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Windows 7 keeps giving me messages that I am not an admin user, but I am!
Why?

A:Admin Rights

I would suppose that would depend on when it is saying that? A user with admin rights is not the same as being logged in as administrator.

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Ok, im in a massive pickle at the moment...

I followed a tutorial on this site, allowing me to skip windows logon and go straight to the PC. I setup "netplwiz" and unchecked the "users need to ptu in a password,"

i restarted the system to see if it was working, and i got a BSOD. I restarted again, and i got another BSOD...

i booted into safe mode and unchecked that box. By accident, i also took away my only account's admin rights. I have not activated the hidden admin file, and i cant run anything as an administrator. I've tried activating the hidden admin account but i keep getting "Access denied," not even bloody system restore works!

any tips on how to fix it, or do i have to reinstall for the 5th time?

thanks for your help.

A:Admin rights

Hello Ashk, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Since you no longer have a administrator account, you may be able to boot into Safe Mode again as the built-in Administrator account automatically. If so, then you can change your user account type back to administrator again.

If not, then you can try a repair install instead of a clean install.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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i have a lenovo windows tablet... i dont have admin account i do have only guest account....i want to format the whole tablet....but it was asking password for everything ...even bootmenu also having admin rights...and i cant insert any usb also due to denial of access...please help me to recover that tablet
 

A:admin rights

sorry, rules at this help site preclude help with password issues.
 

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Hi
Can any1 let me know how do i change my desktop background, whenever i change it after restarting my laptop, it comes bak to my Office's background. Guess need to change some policy. Got Vista Enterprise 32bit OS.
Can any1 help me plss.
Thanks

A:How do i get Admin rights..??

Navigate to keys:

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer

if you find in these keys value NoSaveSettings remove them +restart

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My school has taken away are admin rights and we can't download .exe's. I thought maybe there was a way to convert a .exe to.zip. I searched around but all the program to download but I needed admin rights. Please tell me a way to download the .exe's or convert them to .zip's.

A:Admin rights and .exe

Pal sorry to say but there's a reason why these rights have been taken away form school. .exe files can cause all kinds of problems for the people trying to give you a decent education. The teachers and IT staff are only looking after yours and their own best interests.
Trying to circumnavigate their security is only going to break the rules that they have put in place to try and protect the systems that they have spent allot of time, money and resources on

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My wife just got a new laptop with Windows 8, I don't know how to run that OS yet. We tried to change the time, from the lower right corner, but it won't let us citing admin rights. How do I go in and change or fix that so she can do whatever she needs to with the computer?
 

A:Admin Rights

is she logged in as an administrator

goto desktop
then goto top right hand corner
control panel
users
and see what she is setup as

when you first got the PC did you setup a user account and did you use an outlook.com / hotmail account ?
 

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I'm trying to un-install Apple's software updater (annoying), I ran the script "net user administrator /active:yes" at an Admin CMD prompt, but still got an error saying I didn't have enough rights to un-install it.
thanks for the help!!

A:Not getting Admin rights

This should fix your problem.1. Click Start > Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Scheduled Tasks.2. Right-click on AppleSoftwareUpdate and select Delete.You can view these steps with pictures here: Apple software update removal

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Is there any way to allow the "limited" account user to have certain rights, as updating, downloading, and loading programs? Right now to do any of those I need to get the admin to log on, and he's getting annoyed with the constant updates, so is there a way to grant certain rights to the limited user?
 

A:Some rights for the non-admin

What operating system do you have?

For example, if you have XP Pro, you can right click on My Computer / Manage / Local Users and Groups / Users
Select the user you want and change the group they are a member of.
 

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Running Windows XP SP2 on Compaq w/512 ram and combo CD/DVD drive. When I attempt to save a file to DVD, get msg "you do not have admin rights". Any help appreciated.
 

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ok im getting sick of this. I've got dozens of folders on my PC that i cant delete because apparently i need admin privileges (even tho i am admin). Even if i switch user to the dedicated hidden admin account it still tells me i dont have the rights to delete stuff from MY OWN COMPUTER. It's utterly ridiculous.

Cant beleive i actually bought this joke of an OS. I feel completely vindicated for pirating previous versions of windows and certainly wont be wasting money on future versions if this is the path they are going down.

Do i really need to install XP to be able to have a clean and tidy computer?

I can make a new folder and instantly i dont have the rights to delete it, surely that cant be normal?

I really dont want to have to go back to XP but unless anyone knows a way to remove this stupid and completely unnecessary behaviour it seems like the only choice i have.

All i want is to have 1 account, my account, from which i can do anything i like, and yes, i do understand the risks involved in that.

or if not, and i do have to waste time switching to an admin account every time i want to delete/uninstall something, i at least want it to work from there which it currently does not

I have the UAC set to the bottom but still it tries to babysit my every move.

So sick of it. Linux is looking more attractive by the day.

A:admin rights..

Something is wrong with your computer and probably installation of Windows.

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As a total novice at Vista and a new machine purchased I am keen to keep my son from getting inside this pc. He is always changing various settings without asking so I have tried to set his account to Standard User but he still seems to be getting past that to set himself as an Administrator. I have a password set on my account as Administrator so I do not understand how he is getting past this security. He is proficient at working pc's so when I ask him how he does he just says "I am good". Does he have a way of bypassing the user setting I have given him or does he know my password if the latter then easy to fix but if he has a way to bypass this then what can I do to stop it if anything? Any sensible advice would be much appreciated

A:Admin Rights

Originally Posted by leaky143


As a total novice at Vista and a new machine purchased I am keen to keep my son from getting inside this pc. He is always changing various settings without asking so I have tried to set his account to Standard User but he still seems to be getting past that to set himself as an Administrator. I have a password set on my account as Administrator so I do not understand how he is getting past this security. He is proficient at working pc's so when I ask him how he does he just says "I am good". Does he have a way of bypassing the user setting I have given him or does he know my password if the latter then easy to fix but if he has a way to bypass this then what can I do to stop it if anything? Any sensible advice would be much appreciated



To the best of my knowledge, a standard user can't just change their settings to administrator. I'd stay away from pet's names and birthdates as passwords. Use something that can't be guessed, a non-word combination of upper case, lower case and numbers. IE: G711efx89y

Also, engage parental controls on him as well. Vista has some good control features for parents

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Hi, I am a beginner and don't understand the logic of Windows Admin rights:

1. I am the adminstrator (the system control confirms that). Still I can not save a txt file under programs (in that case: under Thunderbird Mozilla / Chrome). WHY?

2. The problem exists even when I individually rightclick on "c:" then "programs" then "thunderbird" then "chrome" and as for extended user rights including Writing for all these folders - something that should not be necessary for Administrators anyway...

3. Following the advic eof another user I went to START cmd and entered: net user administrator /active:yes
- so now I could login as "Administrator". Again, my own private account is already indicated as Administrator - but even if I want to login now with this new User: what's the password for Administratr???


My main problem actually is: Why do I get the message that I can not save IF I am the Administrator?

Thanks

A:Admin rights

Because you do not have Administrative right until you ELEVATE (See the UAC dialog) until then you run with standard user privileges to prevent system files from being changed. If you want to run something with Administrative power, right-click it then "Run as Administrator"

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My log-in was setup with Admin rights. But, in some circumstances I am asked for the Administrator and password...I thought Admin rights are universal if you setup your log-in as an Admin?
An example is: While installing VLC I am being asked for the Administrator password and when I type my password, along with the administrator username, the response is that I am not an admin?

A:Admin rights?

Welcome
Some software requires that you right click and run as administrator. This is due to the software and not Seven.

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Occasionally I need admin rights to do something. I've never set a pass as admin. How do I set myself as admin? No one else uses my laptop. Win 7 Home, 64-bit.

I've been running Windows since 3.1 and don't ever remember being asked to prove I'm admin.

A:Admin rights

Hello PinkiPad,

Ever since Windows Vista and above, the administrator account is actually runs "unelevated". When you do anything that requires elevated rights, you get prompted by UAC to approve first.

This is a security feature to prevent anything from running with elevated rights (run as administrator) without you having a chance to say Yes or No from a UAC prompt first. Anything that runs elevated has full unrestricted access to everything on the PC. This is why this is such a great security feature. Yeah, it could be a pain to have to approve first, but what's a couple of seconds to approve versus not having that option and some malware is able to run elevated in the background without you ever knowing. Run as Administrator
If you still want to be king of the castle per say, then you could enable the built-in "elevated" Administrator account to log on to for this. Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable
Hope this helps,
Shawn

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