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Use Account Control and Account Password bug.

Q: Use Account Control and Account Password bug.

I caught the UAC & Account Password glitch which causes the keyboard to not work. The glitch was caused by disabling UAC after both had been enabled, then restarting. I can't see a keyboard in device manager, tried many keyboards. I rather not restore my pc, o what should I do?

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A: Use Account Control and Account Password bug.

I just restored my PC to factory default. If I recall right, this was a known bug and a Windows update fixed it.

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Windows cannot remove the password. Password and/or account policies require the account to have a password

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Hello, Tech Support forum users. I would like to ask for a help question with my window password problem. I have made 1 account password in admin and other 1 was manage other account with password. Then one day I remove my admin password I thought I don't need it anymore except there another one password I have forgotten about my other account have become admin because I removed my main password. It happen to appear the manage other account had become administer account. I only see my standard user account in my starting screen it has no passwords. The other one with the password account doesn't seem to appear in the starting login screen. I couldn't install any programs without my password. My father try to use his reset disk I try 3 of them Guest, Account, Toshiba. None of them work. It is on control panel user accounts :( help me I couldn't do anything. If you don't understand me I'm very sorry I'm not very good at explanation of my problem.

Thanks for your support
Peace Out ~ Pain4You

A:User Account Control Password

Sorry, but it's against the forum rules to assist you with circumventing passwords or other security measures. This topic is closed.

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When I purchased my laptop some 4 years ago, a user account control password was set. I have absolutely no idea what it is. It is set as the administrator account. Up til Vista caused a problem with my user profile I didn't have any problem since I logged in under that account. Is there any way to find out what my password was set as. I've tried downloading ophcrack and it didn't find the password. HELP. I can't do any updating until I figure out what the password is. Toshiba can't help.

A:User Account Control Password

Hello Bandybear, and welcome to Vista Forums.

What is the issue you are having with your user profile?

Have you already tried doing a system restore at boot using a restore point (if available) dated before you started having this user profile issue?

Hope this helps for now,
Shawn

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Is there a way to require a password whenever the UAC Box appears?

I'm wondering... Is there a way to force UAC to require a password anytime it pops up? I've been trying to increase security by using a non admin account, but that presents a problem. First of all, I can't use some programs due to inaccesible files. Not to mention I have to log into an admin account anytime that I want to do anything security related. I don't like to use the admin account because after the initial password, there is very little internal security other than a UAC box and even those are just Yes/No.

What I want seems to be a mix of the two, similar to the way user accounts work on OS X. Whenever I attempt to access something secure (ie. something that UAC would notify on) Windows should ask me for the administrative password. This way even if I'm on an admin account, I'd still need the password to access the feature, instead of just getting a worthless pop up that asks me whether I'd like to proceed.

Apparently in some installations, a standard user would be prompted by a password when trying to access something security related. On my computer, I just get an error and/or a dialog that says to log into an administrative account.

This is the type of prompt I want:

A:User Account Control: Password Required?

Hi,

Link applies to Vista UAC - have not tested if there are any major differences in 7.

Configuring and Disabling User Account Control

Hope this helps and regards

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I forgot my "User Account Control" Password because I had lost my power cord and had not used my laptop in a while. Since I can't remember my password, I am trying to perform a "System Factory Reset", but I am not accomplishing anything. Can someone please help me with this issue?

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Hello, I am new here and have searched previous Post and Threads without success for this problem. This is on my sons computer which is a CompaQ Presario PC with INtel Pentium Dual Core Processor E2140. It is using Windows Vista Home Premium. I do not know, nor does he, if it has any updated Service Packs.

For some time now, and I have no idea how long as he recently brought it to my attention, Vista request a password in the UAC but will not allow ANY charactors to be typed in. It demands the password to do any changes to the computer and to run many programs.

I was successful today in changing my administrator password but still Vista will not allow me to enter the password into the UAC so changing the password did nothing. I am going to go back after posting this and see if I can again change the password leaving it blank. However, attempting to turn off the password failed. Logging on as guest also requires the password to be entered but will not accept any charactors at all to be entered.

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Thank you, Bill K.

A:UAC - User Account Control will not allow any entry into the Password Box.

Additional Information. The UAC pop-up window also only gives me the highlighted box to Cancil the process. It will not allow me to Continue. Further: A box at the top of the pop-up also advises that an Unidentified Program Needs Permission To Run.

Bill K.

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I installed Windows 8.1. I can sign on without using an administrator password. However, to open documents I get the User Account Control asking me to enter an administrator password. I didn't get this with Windows 7. For instance, when I go to Windows Update and I want to right click on optional downloads to hide the update, I get the User Account Control box asking for the password. Is there any way to delete or disable the Administrator Password function in Windows 8? Thanks in advance.
 

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What account are you using what type is it?
 

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I am now experiencing this problem. The User Account Control won't allow me to type in any character..... There's no cursor, and the only option highlighted is "Cancel". I think i know how n why this happened. I made an adjustment in the account settings,out of curiousity, and now I can't reverse it.

but that's only the TIP of the iceberg... I tried to do a system restore to a previous point but i keep getting a error message. the big ISSUE is that i dont remember the adminstrator password and there's only ONE admistrator, not only that the administrator account. I cant log in to to one of my standard user account "failed log in".. PLEASE HELP... i know this is numerous issues. PLEASE HELP!!!!

A:UAC - User Account Control will not allow any entry into the Password Box.

Welcome!

Assisting in forgotten password threads is against the rules here, but we can address the issue legitimately.

It sounds as if something is messed up in the OS. Quite logical huh?

I think we can address all 3 issues I can suspect in 1 step here, without breaking any policies.

I recommend a custom install: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...ndows-7-a.html

That will backup your data, but still do a clean install. Just remember not to format!

That will address a possibility of malware, corrupted OS, take care of the password issue, and remove all programs that may be contributing.

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Hi,
In our company, there are few computers where we can access only limited user accounts. I went to control panel >> user accounts >>...it shows the only limited user account name like "xyz". It doesn't show us any administrator account names, why is it so? And how I can make it happen in my personal computer?

A:xp shows only limited account name in user account control panel

Because you are logged in as a Limited User, so you can't make changes to the computer. Speak with your Network Administrator at your company.
At the log in screen hit CTRL+ALT+DEL 3 times fast. This will give you the traditional Windows Log In Screen. If you have the Built In Administrator accounts password, you can log in as Administrator and create a new Admin user account.

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Hi, have had this problem for a while now and any help would be greatly appreciated. Essentially I cannot install anything, as it requires User Account Control verification, but the password field for the admin pass does not show up, so the only option each time is to click 'No' and cancel the installation. I assume this is because there is no admin password set.

I tried for a long while previously, I have tried to enter using safe mode and try and disable UAC, yet when doing so the UAC actually pops up in sade mode without the pass field again. I have also tried using Offline NT Registor and Password Editor to create a new pass for the admin, yet no luck as the admin afterwards doesn't require a pass nor does the pass field in the UAC show.

I would really like to find a way to solve this, and am willing to do whatever anyone recommends. Thanks

A:Cannot install anything as no password field in User Account Control

Hello Archaic, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If the administrator account doesn't have a password set, then you should be able to just log into the administrator account and create a password for it as usual. Without a password, you would just leave the password field blank and press enter.

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Hi everyone and merry Christmas!

I followed the procedure found on the web, I entered "netplwiz" and did uncheck ?Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer".
There is no password set.
THere is just one user/account which is obviously also the administrator.
(the Account tab shows also HomeGroupUser$, but I guess is a default option...)

the point is that when I switch the pc on, I have to click on the icon of the user account in order to see the desktop. Is there any chance I can login automatically without even clicking on the user icon?
thanks a lot in advance

A:Auto login, one account, no password: avoid to click account icon?

Hello Lorcar, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Go ahead and create a password for your user account, then do the tutorial below again to enter the new password and set your user account to be logged into automatically at startup.

Log On Automatically at Startup

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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With an account that parental controls activated and wanting to run a program like MSI Afterburner or PlayClaw the User Account Control comes up for the program but it wants an Administrator password.
Is there any way to turn this off? I have tried to unblock all programs in the parental control settings but that doesn't work.
Any help is greatly appreciated.

A:Turning off User Account Control Admin Password in Parental Controls

krechy welcome to our fouum.
Solving your problem is easy.

Ask your parents to turn off parental control or who ever turned on parental control.

Please read our forum rules.

http://www.sevenforums.com/misc.php?do=showrules

6) No discussions of hacking someones system, network, password, etc.

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So, I have been working on my neighbor's computer. She doesn't want a password to log in to her computer. Is there a way that I can disable the password upon login. This is on a local account.

A:User Account Password on Local Account

Jesse, have a look here

Log On User Account Automatically at Windows 8 Startup

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I have 2 users. user1(admin account) and user2(standard account). How do i set password policies so that only user2 gets effected ?

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dont know user account control password AND no administrator user so i cant download/install anything, cant update, and i cant change any settings someone please help PLUS i just got this computer iv read some other entrys where people had the same problem as me they said to do a system reboot in safemode but i dont know how. can someone help me? thank you

A:dont know user account control password and no administrator user

after the bios loads but before windows start to load hit f8 and you get your windows boot options.

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Hello, so I've just found an old laptop I've had hoarded with windows 8 on it. Everything on it is super outdated, and I noticed it had my account on it which was basically my Microsoft account. I tried to sign in, but it says it's incorrect. I know my
password, and I've changed it over the years, but since the laptop is so old, it wants me to put in the last password I used to sign in on it. Problem is that I had so any password changed and I cannot remember what password I used. It will not let me use
my new password, because it says it's incorrect. Any way to fix this?

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there is an account user password in user account control under an email that I didn't set up, I own the computer but I cant access the account because I don't have a password

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Dear All,

How do i configure my user interface, i mean user only can use what application i give and user only can see application that i give. Other then that i it hide. User can not go to setting. Only read and use. Appreciate your assist.

Thanks

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GM all,

Does anyone know how you add a publisher so you stop getting the User Account Control dialog popup's?

Thanking you in advance,

Cliff

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Not necessary go to control panel User Ac Control Turn off

User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings

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So recently I messed with my user account name (not a good idea). So then I had to go into safe mode and enable Admin
account. This ended up deleting my current user account. I can't find it on the login screen. The files are still there, but I can't find a way to reenable the account. Also, I can see the account in "parental controls", but not in the "Manage
accounts" section. Do you have any suggestions?

Thanks

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since upgrading to vista i have had all sorts of problems from itunes going through set up everytime i clicked on it to not being able to view on demand programs on the internet and not being able to access my own ipod. since i switched the uac off all these problems have been solved. the only problem i found was that my game saves oncivilization 3 and total dissapeared but decided to get around that by just turning it on again. if anyone is interested in trying this i simply opened system configuration,tools and scrolled down to system configuration and clicked to turn uac off and then launch. required a restart but well worth it if it helps , and to undo it you just do the reverse. hope this helps someone.
 

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Can I Disable User Account Control (UAC) for one Windows 7 application or program?

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Quote: Originally Posted by teja1946


Can I Disable User Account Control (UAC) for one Windows 7 application or program?



Only by granting it "admin" privileges. what are you trying to do?

Elevated Program Shortcut without UAC Prompt - Create

Ken J+

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This "security" feature has become very annoying and frustrating! A permission dialog appears every time I try to use applications that I have responded "allow" previously. What is even more a problem, I cannot download anything since I use Fresh Download which Vista security does not appear to like.

How can I fix this? Must I completely disable Vista security?
 

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I just got this from this article ...

http://www.winsupersite.com/faq/windows_7.asp

User Account Control improvements. Windows Vista's most reviled feature is being completely overhauled to be more customizable. Four settings will be available:

1. Never notify (least secure). The user is not notified when a program tries to install software or make changes to the computer. The user is not notified when they make changes to Windows settings or when programs try to do so.

2. Only notify me when programs try to make changes to my computer. The user is not notified when a program tries to install software or make changes to the computer. The user is not notified when they make changes to Windows settings. However, the user is notified when programs try to make changes to the computer, including Windows settings.

3. Always notify me. The user is notified when a program tries to install software or make changes to the computer. The user is also notified when they make changes to Windows settings or when programs try to do so.

4. Always notify me and wait for my response (most secure). The user is notified when a program tries to install software or make changes to the computer. The user is also notified when they make changes to Windows settings or when programs try to do so.




Later Ted

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Mine is always set on 4 so I know what updates are being installed so I can scan them with AVG.

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Hi,

I have many people using my computer and I want to stop them from being on my account. What I mean by this is,that I want to set up an account for everyone else to use with the following control:

1. I (as an administrator) get to control password creation, account pictures and all personal settings. THEY HAVE NO CONTROL OVER BEING ABLE TO CHANGE WHAT I HAVE SET.

2. My library, computer and data files are unseen by the other account. This means they can not edit my documents, open my music. THEY BASICALLY WILL OPEN THE USER ACCOUNT AND SEE NON OF MY FILES.

3. I (as an administrator) control what they surf on the net. e.g. adult content.

I know some of this seems like 'mission impossible' but please can you help me. I am sick of feeling like I don't control my own computer any more.

As for point 2, I would like to elaborate. My biggest concern is that my documents keeps on appearing in the documents section of the user account that I tried to create. Even though I have tried everything to stop this, nothing has seemed to work.

PRINT 2 -- I could not get this print screen to upload so I will describe it. In the print screen it is the same as the PRINT 1 but there is a 'Public Documents' file and the file includes all my personal files.

Thank You,

m.gendi

A:How do i control a user account?

What you are wanting to do is very simple. Type in the Windows search box " user " and then choose User Accounts, from here you can create a new account for the other users and choose standard user account for them. I would make just 1 user account and let all the others use that unless you want that everyone has their own account.

To secure your files from others you can either edit the user accounts permissions but if you are not familar with that then I recommand either first reading up on it or you can simply make a folder private by right clicking on it and chosing to not share the folder.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/w...ccount-control

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/5261/...-in-windows-7/

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My question is, when installing or uninstalling programs, do you want this (UAC) enabled or disabled. One program owner told me to disable to install or uninstall his program. There has to be a standard on this for a user to know when to or not to. It would be nice to know if one way deletes more of a program than the other.

Thanks

A:UAC User Account Control

Hello Camper,

It's best to keep UAC turned on for better security. You can read more about UAC in the links in the tutorial below.

User Account Control (UAC)

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Everytime I log onto Pokerstars, I had to click continue from the Used Account Control to go to the website. Is ther anyway to disable this. I've tried searching here with no luck.
Thanks
Gord
 

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I notice that a lot of newcommers to this Forum seem to turn off UAC as that get annoyed with it keep asking for confirmation of an action.
Do you run it and if so why?

A:Do you use UAC (User Account Control)?

Sure i use it ..... The reason being we all from time to time make mistakes it is very easy to click on some thing you dont intend to .... Also i would say its even easier when using a Laptop with a touch pad

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hey guys, everytime i try to open a application called steam this appears...
http://img163.imageshack.us/img163/8574/werid.png
i know this appears when something is going to install or change something but is there any way the user account control can still work but steam is an exception? thank you for helping me

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Create Administrator Mode Shortcuts Without UAC Prompts in Windows 7 or Vista - the How-To Geek

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Two nights ago I opened my browser IE11 and got this popup:

Do You want to allow the following program to make changes to this computer?

Program Name: Internet Explorer
Verified Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
File Origin: Hard drive on this computer

If I click no then I can't use the browser. If I click yes it opens and can use it like normal.
This happens every time I try to use IE11

Is anyone else having this issue?

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How to lower/remove User Account Control and give full access to the user?

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Hello

User Account Control (UAC) - Change Settings in Windows 8

^^ tutorial should help.

Cheers,
Harry

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I have installed Warhammer Online and it works fine but whenever I go to start it up I get this annoying window that says "Do you want the following program to make changes to this computer".

How can I turn this so it doesn't do this everytime I start up Warhammer?

A:User Account Control.

You should see a "Change when these notifications appear" link. Click that, and personalize it to your liking.

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I regularly get fed up with the User Account Control intrusiveness, but I do not want to do away with its good work. It does not appear for every application or .exe file I run, just some. So - is there a master list somewhere of 'acceptable' applications it will allow me to run with no question, and that I can edit?

Merely to use the slider to reduce the level of intereference is not what I want as I would still like to be asked with executables that I have not approved.

Is there a way to do this, or am I misunderstanding what it does?

A:User Account Control

Hello Jcaswell,

Sorry, but there's not a way to add an exception list for UAC. That would defeat the whole purpose of UAC asking for your permission to allow something to run elevated first. For example, if you added a program's exe file to an exception list and that exe file became infected by malware or a virus, then that malware would be able to run elevated without your knowledge since there was no UAC prompt to ask you first.

If you like, you could read more in depth details about UAC in the links in the blue NOTE box at the top of the tutorial below.

User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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When starting up I get a message that one or more programmes need my permission to continue - one is Sound Flow from Sony - is there a way to stop getting these messages.
 

A:User Account Control

Have you tried msconfig? Here's how to use it http://www.netsquirrel.com/msconfig/index.html
 

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Good Day Everyone,

My computer recently was not starting and it asked for me to put in my XP Cd to do a file recovery. After doing that, my computer was booting up fine but the problem was it was logging on as "Administrator" account rather than my previous "KadiKobo" account (for which i was Administrator). All my files were not there.

When i go to the "Control Panel"... "Users Account"... I'm not seeing my account. There is only "Administrator" and "Guest".

When I right click "Start"... then "Explore"... I'm seeing my name next to the folder under the "Documents and Settings" folder in Local Disc C:. All my files still there.

How do get the see my account in the "Control Panel" options and get to log in to it as i did before?
 

A:Not seeing my account in Control Panel

Maybe this can help you?
http://channels.lockergnome.com/it/archives/20041215_get_it_done_recover_a_damaged_windows_xp_user_profile.phtml

Never had to recover a damaged account before.
 

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I disabled this feature because it was the only way it allowed me to save software to the programs folder on the C drive. I know its a security feature of vista but am I jeapordizing anything by disabling it?

A:User Account Control

no u should be fine, its just a precautionary measure by microsoft to stop programs installing on your system by themselfs! but as long as your carefull u should be fine

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plz if you know tell me..how i can turn off user account control?

A:User Account Control

Method 1: You can disable UAC by following this ways:

1. Start, Run. ( or open taskmanager, File, New Task (run) )
2. type "msconfig.exe"
3. Press return/enter or click ok.
4. Under the tools tab search for Disable UAC
5. Highlight it and click Launch
6. Close the new window that will appear
7. Click ok to close msconfig.

Restart your pc.

Method 2:
Go Start > Control Panel\User Accounts and Family Safety\User Accounts

Then click on "Turn UAC on or off"
After that restart your computer.

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I am on a Dell Pentium 64...running Win 10 that I just installed over win 7 home...I was getting comfortable with it and tried to remove having to use a pass word every time I wanted to get in....so followed the instructions on help page..several times and didn't work but must have hit something wrong as now every time I try doing something I get a box "User account control) asking me if I want this app to make changes on this page...the YES is greyed out ...so I can not do anything to try and solve the problem: IE: system restore or go back to win 7...

Any help will be greatly appreciated..

Hefs

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I have just downloaded Windows Live Mail. How do I stop Windows asking me if I want to open it whenever I select it from the desktop?

A:User Account Control

Hello Bill, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you like, you could create an elevated shortcut to open it elevated without getting the UAC prompt.

Elevated Program Shortcut without UAC Prompt - Create

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I cannot for the life of me figure out my administrator password. I thought I knew what it is, but for some reason it isn't working and I don't know why. I also have the user account control on. I am using a standard user account right now. I can't download anything with the user account control on, and because I can't remember the administrator password.. I can't turn it off. I tried resetting the administrator password using the command prompt, but all I get is "System Error 5 has occurred. Access is denied." That is the only administrator account and I switched the administrator to that account August 13th. I don't know what to do. I don't have a password reset disk or a Vista disk. Please help!

A:PLEASE HELP!! User Account Control

Hello Kbaugh, and welcome to Vista Forums.

You could use METHOD THREE in the tutorial below to reset you password using the reset disc created in it to regain access to your user account.

Reset User Account Password

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Last night my Brother in law brought his laptop as he was having internet trouble with a dongle.

We tried everything, and left it with SP2 installed, but suggested he gets Windows 7.

So today he has it, and we try to upgrade but keep getting the UAC screens with a greyed out OK box.

There is 1 (standard) user account, we cannot edit the registry or MSconfig as UAC kicks in or a fail to write to the registry error.

We cannot upgrade as it asks the UAC question - we cannot run the setup file as administrator as the account isn't one and any other hidden account is exactly that, hidden.

The only solutions I see say to use the Windows Vista disc (it was pre-installed so that's a no-go)

Safe mode - nothing useful in user accounts, cannot get into Manage by right clicking computer.

Cannot add an account, as no option to do so; cannot delete the account.

cannot access the internet as wireless needs a setting changing and UAC stops it again.

HELP !!!!!!

Logging off the account does nothing, just bounces back to same screen on reboot.

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hi, i have a question about Windows Vista's UAC..
Isn't windows vista without UAC the same as a regular windows xp? Since windows xp doesn't have a UAC...
or does windows xp have some kind of hidden security program that vista doesn't have, which requires vista users to have UAC?
 

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Afternoon all,

Looking to see if anyone has any information about local admin control while on a domain.

Basically we'd like to give our laptop users the ability to use UAC with a local administrative account, but we want to ensure that users (or anyone for that matter) do not have the ability to log into that local admin account.

Basically an Admin account with all the permissions it needs to uplift the standard user's permissions, that has no profile to log into.

We've come into situations where we've been giving a local admin account to travelers with their laptops, only to find on their return that they've created their own local admin accounts (with their temporary travel account) to circumvent UAC when they are back in the office. Which of course is completely unacceptable.

Is it possible to create the local account, log into it, then log off, log into another Admin account, and give the new local account "no permissions" to any of its user folders? What are the side effects of doing that?

A:UAC Admin Account Control

Not entirely sure what you're after, but I would suggest using a simple standard account and giving them the permissions they need to use what programs you allow them to use. Also, you can lower the UAC settings to prompt less often or not at all (As they wont be administrative, they wont be able to get around the UAC).

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Heya folks.I am using Windows 7 Pro.I've noticed that a fair number of games and programs elicit a response from User Access Control every time they launch. Generally this makes for a slight annoyance; I simply click "yes, I do want this program to launch." However, I have come across programs that actually crash because of the UAC interruption. The only UAC controls I have found set the level of interference (no help there) or turn it off completely (fixes the problem but leaves my system without UAC enabled and requires a reboot). I have also tried "run as administrator" in compatibility mode, no help there. Is there a way to create a list of trusted programs for UAC? If not: assuming I know what programs I am launching, what are the security ramifications of running Windows 7 with UAC disabled?

A:User Account Control

Use TweakUAC and set to "quiet mode"

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Hi folks.

Every now and then, I use PowerTools Lite to see what "rubbish" has accumulated in the Registry etc.
Vista treats this prog as unidentified and displays the UAC window giving me the options of running it or quitting.
Is there a way of letting Vista know that I trust this program and therefor not display the UAC window each time I launch it?

A:User Account Control

Originally Posted by grasmith


Hi folks.

Every now and then, I use PowerTools Lite to see what "rubbish" has accumulated in the Registry etc.
Vista treats this prog as unidentified and displays the UAC window giving me the options of running it or quitting.
Is there a way of letting Vista know that I trust this program and therefor not display the UAC window each time I launch it?



I dont know but one thing you can try is to launch power tools as admin. You can also lower the uac sensitivity.

Cant help ya I just turn mine off

Ken

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