Why Am I Not Administrator On My Computer ?

Dec 8, 2009

i just set up my new laptop and i am not being recognized as the administrator ?

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Feb 15, 2011

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Mar 18, 2011

I am trying to upgrade some software on my Windows 7 system. (Scan Disk upgrade) I continue to get a messages that says I must have "Administrators Rights" to continue.

How do I get Administrator Rights on my own computer?

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Feb 6, 2013

I am missing a password for win 7 ultimate. I dont have administrator and also cannot just open bios and reset all passwords.It seems that this computer is networked to others and it is locked from outside.

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Oct 24, 2011

My son was the administrator on this computer and he died in January 2011. I do not have the password and cannot change anything in this computer.

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Nov 30, 2012

my computer wont let me get a admnistator accout i deleted it this is how i deleted it i went to the control panel went to my adminastitator account and then i went to control panel nd it was 2 windows up of the control panel then i went to my other account i mad both of them as a standard user then it worked now i cant download anything

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Nov 23, 2012

I keep having problems enabling the administrator account on my windows 7 computer.. i tried command prompt but it wont work... whats a good way to enable it??

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Jul 27, 2011

While running Computer Management as Administrator, I have a USB disk that is split into two partitions. One is healthy and active (NTFS) and the other is unallocated. When I right click on the active disk, I should be seeing an option to expand this drive to take over the unallocated space, should I not? It is a basic disk, not dynamic, but I thought that even basic disks have this ability. I am able to see this option when I right click on dynamic disks...

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Why Doesn't Local Administrator Group Have Full Administrator Rights

Feb 22, 2010

A little background and info: I support a number of people who for one reason or another need to be able to do things a local admin can do like install programs and start services (or more accurately allow a program they're running to start a service). All users are in the local administrators group. The local admin account is enabled (and renamed) so that we as administrators have local access when the machine comes in for service. The machines are joined to a AD domain so that we can control a lot of the security via GPO. Everything worked fine in XP.

We are getting a few different "you do not have permission" errors. When the user tries to run OpenAFS (which starts a service) they get a "you do not have permission" error. There is no way around this error.

Also, when the users try to run Lotus Notes they get a "you do not have permission" error. When we go into compatibility mode and check the "run as administrator" (or just right click and "run as administrator) it works fine, but they have to click the elevated privileges. The program was installed while logged in as the user.

Again, all users are members of the local administrators group. When the local admin account logs in all these programs run fine. This behavior started in Vista and I chalked it up to "vista sucks". Windows 7 so far seems to be great, except that like in vista, members of the local administrators group are not really local administrators. How do I make them true local administrators?

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Drag & Drop Works For Hidden Administrator But Not For Administrator User?

Feb 14, 2011

I use an old XP app (JetToolbar - available at JetToolBar - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com) and do not want to change but I cant make it work on Windows 7. The application installs and starts up just fine but it is not possible to drag icons/programs/files to the toolbar - I just get the 'no entry' sign (Circle with line through)However, the application runs fine when logged on to the hidden Administrator account. If I set up the application in the hidden Admin account and then log on as a normal admin user and run it from that account, the icons I set up are just not visible.So what do I have to change in my normal user account (member of administrators) to make this drag and drop work?I have tried 'Run as administrator' but that made no difference. Ive read about dropping to 'Run as User' apps from 'Run as Admin' apps but that's not the problem (at least problem occurs when app is run as user or run as admin)

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Renaming The Administrator Account Back To Administrator?

Dec 28, 2011

I have an Acer laptop which came with one user account, Acer, with the administrator right. When I tried to rename it to Administrator or administrator, I got an messages saying that user name has already existed

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"You Require Permission From The Computer's Administrator To Make Changes To This File"

Jan 4, 2013

I'm trying to move some files from my old (soon to be retired) XP Pc to my new Win 7 PC but am having problems?I am the only user on both machines and after checking user accounts on both machines I am described as Administrator. On the Win 7 machine I have UAC set at "Never Notify".I tried to map the C: drive on the Win 7 PC as drive Z: on the XP machine (I can see the Win 7 drive on the win XP Machine ). but it says "access is denied" When I do it the other way around I can map the Win XP drive on the Win 7 machine with no problems, but there are some files it won't let me copy over. It says:"You need permission to perform this action""You require permission from the computer's administrator to make changes to this file"

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Nov 28, 2012

Whenever I try to run something as administrator,I get File system error(-1073741701) and I can't even run the Error Checker,since it requires admin permission.How can I fix this?It started after I tried to replace a corrupted dll(msimg32.dll).

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Apr 18, 2012

i can't log in as administrator it keeps saying that my password is wrong when I have been using it from day 1?

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Feb 14, 2009

is there a way to tell your computer "listen compy, I am the administrator and everything I click should be taken as 'Run as administrator', got it?"

Just wondering. Any tweaks out there?

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Administrator Can't Log On

Oct 6, 2010

My son changed his account so that he is the administrator of our PC (smart kid), and now he has forgotten the password (smart ass). We can't log on as admin, and none of us can create our account as admin without his password. Does any know how we can remove him as an administrator?

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How To Run As Administrator

Mar 26, 2011

I am being told by my computer that I am not the administrator and that my antivirus I have may not reach everywhere because I am not the administrator. How do I make it so all my programs run as administrator and make me the administrator?

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Run As Administrator

Jun 2, 2009

How to Run a Program as an Administrator in Windows 7 ?

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Jul 26, 2011

I just installed Windows 7, Comodo, Firefox, and Itunes on a C300 64GB SSD, and noticed that I can't run programs as Administrator (even though I'm logged in as one) all the 'check boxes' are 'greyed' out. I've been reading forums and trying suggestions all day nothing works. I've created a new Admin account which didn't work and I've tried running FSUTIL from the command prompt, which also doesn't work (says I need Admin rights)... same with Net USER. I'll reinstall if I have to, but this would be my 4th time due to previous install errors..

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Can't Log In As Administrator?

Jul 26, 2011

i can't log in as administrator it keeps saying that my password is wrong when I have been using it from day 1

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Nov 12, 2011

how do I get my name as the administratorr?

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Dec 8, 2011

That is, when want to format my hard drive, I (according to previous posts) right click on computer management, and select "Run as administrator" then open up the disk management and "format" will appear as an option in bold.It doesn't.Format is shaded no matter what.I was able to get rid of a nasty virus checker that disabled my machine by forcing safe mode and garbage canning the virus checker, but I wonder if it damaged my machine.Also, F8 doesn't work on this machine, it never has.

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Not Recognized As Administrator

Mar 29, 2011

When I start up I recv. a msg stating that I am not logged on as an administrator. I then have to switch users at the start menu and then no more pop up and I do have administrative capabilities.I am not that computer savy but I dont think this is normal. Other than the guest account(which is off), I am the only user. I have been through the control panel inside out and upside down. I am listed as the administrator for sure, in a group, not a domain. I also turned off the password requirement.

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Can't Run Any Program As Administrator

Apr 12, 2011

I recently upgraded from Windows Vista Home Basic to Win7 Home Premium. Now, when I try to run any program that I hadn't run in Windows Vista, it gives me an error message saying "Windows cannot verify the digital signature for this file. A recent hardware or software change might have caused this" or something on similar lines. I can't run any updates because of 'An unknown error'. I had upgraded with the help of a USB Flash drive. I also tried disabling digital signature checking using F8, but to no avail. I can't even re-enable AVG Anti-Virus, which i had disabled during my upgrade to speed up the process.

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Don't Have Administrator Even As User

Dec 12, 2010

My New Laptop doesn't have two users only one..and that user is me.. I don't have administrative rights so therefore I can't create an administrator..to do simple tasks such as delete a program,, or open up msconfig.. These functions need administrative rights. How do I get these?

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Cannot Install Administrator

Feb 14, 2011

I am the administrator of a new laptop running windows 7 and this laptop will not let me install a software package. It states that I need to have administrator privileges. I have tried to set compatibility mode and choose run as administrator. All are greyed out. I can right click on the installer and run as administrator is not an option either. I am the administrator of the domain also, which should not make any difference.
Why would one program not allow me to install it?

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Cannot Run Programs As Administrator

Feb 3, 2009

I have a few programs which require administrator privileges. I have tried running them normally... running them as administrator... I have even gone as far as to enable the admin account and then try running it. It is the same result every time... "You need to be administrator to run this program." I tried taking ownership of the programs, too. No luck.

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Mar 29, 2011

I am dealing with more of an annoyance than a serious problem. When I start up I recv. a msg stating that I am not logged on as an administrator. I then have to switch users at the start menu and then no more pop up and I do have administrative capabilities.I am not that computer savy but I dont think this is normal. Other than the guest account(which is off), I am the only user. I have been through the control panel inside out and upside down. I am listed as the administrator for sure, in a group, not a domain. I also turned off the password requirement. I am confused as to why I have to take that step.

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Apr 19, 2011

I have installed one of our product in a Windows 7 machine. Started the program by simple double click the shortcut in Desktop. Then from the program while trying to take print (by clicking on command button which sends print commands into printer) it fails. Then I executed the program from a command prompt after opened the command prompt as 'Administrator', then the print works. How can we give the print and other related things to be enable/can set the permissions if we execute the program by simply double click the short cut key?

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Apr 30, 2011

Running Windows 7 64bit on a HP Pavlion with i7 processor.I do have a administrator account on this PC, but recently I have to select "Run as Administrator" to make some programs work.for instance Visual studio 2010 is failing to start up when I simply run it. also windows live mail give errors (black screens) if I try to run it normally.Nothing new installed lately only some dozen recomended window upgrades.

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Aug 13, 2012

Often I am told that I need to be an Adminisrator to do something when using Windows 7. Is there a way to become a Adminisrator when I boot into Windows, and be a Adminisrator all the time I'm using Windows 7? Or is there a way of disabling the feature that pops up the message telling me that I need to be an Adminisrator to do something when using Windowd 7?

I am using Windows Ultimate (64 bit).

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Aug 12, 2010

Is there a switch for running as administrator ?To make it clear I mean something like thisC:program.exe /runasadministrator

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Sep 3, 2010

I have a some files in my directories locked and I can not access them; tried the right click to use "run as administrator" but "run as administrator" is missing from the list of options.

1. why are some file locked to me as the administrator, and;

2. why do I not have "run as administrator"as a right click option.

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No Access For Administrator

Jan 23, 2011

I am the only administrator for my computer. What happen was I loan my computer to my 10 year old cousin and now I can't open any files or programs that require administrator permission. Whenever I try to open a file/program that's only for an administrator, I get this message "Windows cannot access the specified device path of file. You may not have the appropiate permission to access the item" Also, I also cannot access to the internet even though I'm connected to the internet. Whenever I try to connect to the internet, I get a message that says unexpected error.

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How To Log In As A Default Administrator

Apr 18, 2011

I recently purchased a laptop with windows 7 home premiuim edition.All my files which were backed up from my old laptop on to hard disk were kind of encrypted , so when I try to copy them or change the encryption check box, I get the error message " access denied or admin privelges missing".I searched few forums and realized that there is a default admin account with all privelges which is different from regular admin account( I have only 1 user account which is also admin account)I tried to follow the suggestion:Command: net user active/yes..but it returned the below message:[CODE]

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Don't Have Administrator Access?

Sep 20, 2011

I am using a laptop with following sepc:ThinkPad lenovo laptop, T410iWindows 7 Professional 64bitThis laptop is companie's one and I am using at home.I don't have administrator access and neither I have the password for administrator.Company has defined a user account for me and I only can log on with it. I think these steps are for security reasons not to crash the laptop.Now that I want to defrag the computer, it asks me to login as administrator account.Or I want to install a new program and I can't. This is very annoying.Is there any way to install only in my own user account?When I explained the matter to IT officer in the company, she told that I should take the laptop to the company and they will take care of the issue.

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Dec 14, 2011

I am the Administrator, can I log into any account using my admin pass?I have several standard user accounts with passwords.. I don't want to remove their passwords or delete the accounts, just have access to them..

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Can't Run Exe Files As Administrator?

Dec 18, 2011

I can't run application exes even when I right-click and run as administrator. It says "Windows cannot access the specified file or path. You may not have the appropriate permissions."

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Oct 24, 2012

I have a home computer set as administrator

the folde c:ProgramDataStart Menu has a padlock symbol against it and says access deniyed. WHY?

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Run Bat File As Administrator?

Apr 27, 2010

I know there is a checkbox in the propertires of a batch file where you can select that this file should always be run as admin. But that checkbox is for me grayed out and inactive both on my Windows 7 Ultimate home system and on a Server 2008 at work.

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Jul 7, 2010

I am the only user on my machine. When I look at the user account it says I am an administrator. However, when I try to run certain programs, or access certain folders, I get a message that Administrator privileges are needed and I don't have them.

How do I correct this so I have administrator privileges?

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Aug 29, 2012

My machine always starts with a default user called "./Administrator" rather than the last logged on user.This machine is on a domain and hundreds of other machines have exactly the same set-up and no problems, I can't seem to find much about it the problem anywhere?

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Jul 13, 2011

How do I prevent a program from asking for a Admin password when run in Standard Account ? And make a program run in Admin when in Standard Account at all times ?

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Jul 21, 2011

I am trying to install Skype on my computer. However, Skype program does not allow me to install Skype telling me that I do not have privilege and that I need to register as administrator. I am the only user of the computer and have register as admin. when it was set up.

How do I "register" again as admin.? I do not find that option on the computer.

I have Windows 7 Pro. 32 bit. and I am using Internet Explorer 9. I am using Paretologic Driver Cure and my drivers are up-to-date.

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Dec 5, 2009

We bought a new laptop and the older one which was only 2 years old I changed the administrator name (OS-windows vista) all worked okay.I then installed Windows 7 upgrade that I purchased.It installed okay but when I tried to access certain files it wouldn't let me access them.It required old adm. name which I tried to change back,it did but still no access.So I decided to reformat with my Vista disk,and now I can not get anything .Says No boot manager-restart.Tried,tried over& over. NO LUCK. ANY suggestions

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