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Access Denied: Please Login with Admin. Privileges

Q: Access Denied: Please Login with Admin. Privileges

I recently bought The Sims Deluxe Edition, it installed fine, but when I try to run it I get the message "Access Denied: Please Login with Administrator privileges and try again"
I run Windows XP .. I Am logged in with admin privileges..I tried creating a new user with admin privileges also, but it still gives the same message.
Any ideas??

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A:Access Denied on Admin Login?

You should right-click the folder, go to properties, click the Security tab, click the Advanced button, click the Owner tab, and then click the edit button. Select your account from the list, click to check the box labeled "Replace owner on subcontainers and objects", and then click the OK button to apply permissions. Exit out of the properties dialog, and (unless you also need to add yourself full control to the permissions on the properties / security tab) you should now be able to delete the folder.
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A:How To REALLY Access Admin Privileges

You should have a look at the: Windows 7 Tutorials Quick Reference Index

Beginning from the letter "A" you'll find all related to Administrative tools & Administrator account, plus the related tutorials at bottom of each.
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A:Access denied and user privileges issues

this sounds like a c++ coding error of some sort.
Try applying these.
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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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A:Can't Access file for deletion with Admin Privileges

Decide on which antivirus program you want to use... You look like you have 3 installed.. That is 2 too many ... I would also uninstall Norton Safe Web Lite... If you are still having problems uninstalling a file, boot into safe mode and delete the file...
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A:Access Denied and I run it as admin

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Download RKill by Grinler from Here & save it to your Desktop.
Alternate download links:
FourDouble click Rkill to run it
A command window will open then disappear upon completion, this is normalIf this does not happen... delete the file, then download & use the next link provided
If it does not work, repeat the process & attempt to use one of the remaining links until the tool runs

Do not reboot your machine until asked to do so. If no version of Rkill would run, please let me know
When finished, Notepad will open with a log file, automatically saved at C:\rkill.log
Copy/paste the contents of the rkill.log file in your next reply
Leave Rkill on the Desktop unless instructed otherwise

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Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and save it to a convenient location.Right click on mbam-setup.exe and select Run as administrator
Before clicking the Finish button, make sure that these 2 boxes are checked (ticked):Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware

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Leave the default options as it is and click on Start Scan.
When done, you will be prompted. Click OK, then click on Show Results.
Check (tick) all items except items in the C:\System Volume Information folder and click on Remove Selected.
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A:I am the Admin and my access is denied

Hello NootDoot,

I to ran into the same problem with Win7/64-Bit system I bought two months ago.
I turned off the UAC (security section in Control Panel) then you have to reboot. However, it is for your safety. Please investigate what clearances you have set, i.e., who can access what? I turned mine back on after making sure I had all rights. This too is confusing, took me a while. Use the Help section for Security and get your answers there.

I am sure very experienced members of this forum will be posting advice shortly as well.

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A:Desperate..Plz Help..Admin Access Denied

Can you add yourself as admin with full control for that folder in question?
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A:Desperate..Plz Help..Admin Access Denied

I'd give either cacls or Icacls a try. Just make sure you open the command prompt as an administrator.
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A:Admin Access Denied Acl Not Cooperative

Are these encrypted files? If so, I don't think they can be treated like other files.ACL = Access Control List.,00.htmlIf the files are not encrypted, taking ownership should give you the ability to maneuver them, How to take ownership of a file or folder in Windows XP - Louis
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Unable to copy a specific file to another computer or to another folder within the same computer.

File attrbutes do not indicate read-only or hidden.

Encryption details show one of my old usernames for transparant access.
When I try to add the ADMINISTRATOR for transparant access the FIND USER button is greyed out.

Logged in as ADMINISTRATOR and get ACCESS IS DENIED. I can DELETE but not COPY. I can move it to another folder on my computer but still cannot copy or move to another computer afterwards.

Tried cacls xxxxx /F and did nothing

Tried modifying ACL.

---full control permissions
---effective permissions are all checked
---changed owner to ADMINISTRATOR

Still no go.

I may have an encryption issue?

What are my options here?


A:ADMIN access denied ACL not cooperative

I am assuming you run xp

This article describes how to take ownership of a file or a folder where you have been denied access.

Note You must be logged on to the computer with an account that has administrative credentials. If you are running Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, you must start the computer in safe mode, and then log on with an account that has Administrative rights to have access to the Security tab.
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A:Cannot run any Admin programs, Access Denied on C:\

I don't have a solution but I found a page with similar issues that may shed some light:

Edit: By the way, it is noted on the utility that takes ownership via a Context Menu command, not to take ownership of C: in its entirety. You can do things like take ownership of C:\Program Files folder, if you are the only user on the system. But taking ownership of the entire C:\ partition causes problems.
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A:Admin access denied: Complex

Flush your DNS cache and restore MS's Hosts file.

Copy and paste these lines in Note pad.
@Echo on
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Save as flush.bat to your desktop. Right click to run as Administrator. Your computer will reboot itself.

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Mirror 1 Mirror 2 Mirror 3
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A:Error 5: Access Denied while using Admin account

I was able to resolve the File Security prompt for opening shortcuts (i.e. Teamspeak 3) by enabling 'Launching applications and unsafe files' in Internet Options. BUT I'm still getting the permissions error and cannot give myself full access!

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Unchecking Read-Only for the file and the 'etc' folder
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I was able to do it through notepad running as an administrator... What happened when you tried? Can you upload a screenshot?
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Hi jmj

This is windows Default location, Doc's to My doc's, Pic's to My Pictures, Video's to My Video's
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A:USB Device (Card programmer) - Access Denied when not Admin

Does the software in question that controls the card programmer pop up a UAC prompt on the admin account?
Do you have uac enabled or disabled?
Does the program require admin rights?
Does creating another standard user account experience the same issue?
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A:Account(admin rights) denied all access IMMEDIATELY upon log-in

Does Safe Mode function normally?
That is to say if you boot in safe mode are you able to perform basic functions and use the system to some extent?

If this is not a registry or av/security related problem the easiest fix would likely be SFC
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Some more specific detail of the nature of the problem and less of what you have done may be of assistance too.
If this is a problem with admin priveldges you are honestly probably better off doing a repair install
Repair Install
Than digging around trying to find the one setting responsible for the problem.
Component services and other various admin tools can get down right annoying to work with and can cause further problems if the least bit thing is set wrong.
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A:Google Earth won't install - admin privileges required (I am admin)

Hello and welcome!

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I would just reformat it personally. Start from a clean slate.
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A:TRIED EVERYTHING! Cannot access admin login

Typed in admin and left password blank

Administrator not admin. Unless that's what you meant.

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please i need your help ...

A:Can't access the admin login

Originally Posted by Calen

hi all,
i have a msi wind notebook with vista and i can't access my account because it says the password is incorrect (altough i'm pretty sure it's not anyway). i know we can set the admin account to be shown on the login screen but it requires access to the computer .. is there a way to get access to it directly from the login screen ...

please i need your help ...

if you can get to a CMD prompt ( hit F8 while booting ) type in:
net user administrator /active:yes
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A:[SOLVED] access denied to rename local profile, logged as admin

nm, just asked a coworker. says a reboot will usually kill anything tying up the profiles, if not, he uses a tool called LockHunter to find out what is accessing the profile and kills it from there.
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A:My Admin user name is corrupted so now PC has NO admin privileges

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A:Admin acount no longer has admin privileges?

Hello iroden.

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Addendum :

Managed to create a new Admin-level user.
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Best thing to do is a "clean" re-installation.... if the computer is your's now.
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A:Need help with Admin privileges

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Since you bought it brand new and it is under warranty, suggest that you take it back for refund or exchange without delay.
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A:7-zip admin privileges?

 Here are the steps to modify ownership and permissions of folders and files:
  1.       Right-click the file or folder, click Properties, and then click the Security tab.
  2.       Click Advanced, and then click the Owner tab.
  3.       Click Edit, and then do one of the following:
 ·         To change the owner to a user or group that is not listed, click Other users and groups and, inEnter the object name to select (examples), type the name of the user or group, and then click OK.
  ·         To change the owner to a user or group that is listed, in the Change owner to box, click the new owner.
  4.       If you want to take ownership of the contents of the folder, select the Replace owner on sub containers and objects check box.
  5.       Click OK, and then click Yes when you receive the following message:
          You do not have permission to read the contents of directory folder name. Do you want to replace the directory permissions with permissions granting you Full Control?
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  Additional considerations
   ·         An administrator can take ownership of any file on the computer.
   ·         Assigning ownership of a file or a folder might require you to elevate your permissions using User Access Control.
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A:admin privileges

Open the security tab after right clicking on file or folder and choosing properties. Give your unique account permission by adding it. You have to actually type it and then check boxes too.

Edit | Add

Then type.
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A:Admin. Privileges?

Welcome to the forum.

In Windows 7, Documents and Settings as well as several others in that folder are not real folders, they are Junctions that are there to allow legacy programs to interface to Windows 7's folder structure.

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The situation (you don't HAVE to read past this point:)

I awoke this morning to a BSoD caused by idechndr.sys. Uninstalling Intel Application Accelerator seems to have solved the problem.

Before that, however, I could only load via Save Mode through the Administrator account (which makes sense), but when I tried accessing the "Documents and Settings" files for my personal account through the Admin, I was denied access. The folder appeared to be empty (but with access denied, that makes sense as well.)

Solving the BSoD fixed this oddity as well (and all of my personal account files/settings were still there.) But how or why would this sort of thing happen?

A:[SOLVED] Curiosity: &quot;Access Denied.&quot; to Admin?

When you are logged in as Admin, you don't always have access to the files under another user account - Administrator is a separate account. It's like you and I sharing a computer, I don't have access to your files and you don't have access to mine. I think you might be able to view the other user's files if both user names aren't password protected, I don't remember off hand.
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What happens if you try a ReInstall while in Safe Mode with Networking? You might have to uninstall first, maybe not.
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A:Denied all administrative privileges after permissions change

Are you able to create a new user account?
What are your uac settings set to?
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A:Lost Admin Privileges

Just set up a new account. Give yourself privileges for the software in the first account. Make that the new account. The first account is corrupt

You can try this, too.
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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A:how do i get admin privileges back

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Looks like a malware attack, this will Re-enable ( but you need to AV scan to get rid of it.
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A:Lost Admin Privileges

The prompt for Admin during installs is actually a good thing (that is the UAC and you REALLY want it to prompt) BUT you can almost always use any log in the Administrators Group

use CP->User Accounts
add user
set type = Admin
*must* add password to it

save and close

runas /user:$whatever$you$just$created cmd
give that password

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Have a read of this Winguides article Manage Automatic Windows Updates

See if that is any use to you
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Hello and welcome to the forum,

What DLL and what is the program your trying to inject the DLL to?
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Some areas the user can NOT make changes.
What changes are you trying to make?
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A:How do I regain Admin privileges?

Not a smart guy... that roommate of yours!

User Account Password - Change from WinRE

In step 7 do:

net user name_of_admin_account *
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A:Admin privileges disappeared.....

try safe mode to access admin with  total permissions  In safe mode you shpold be able to fix your problems
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A:file acces denied/ user privileges problem

Take ownership of the files and folder

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It appears to be covered here.
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Are there other user accounts then?
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Possibly you can use this administrator perform the tasks.
Administrator Account
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Batch command runas with a standard trick
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A:Running computer as someone without Admin privileges.

Not necessarily. A standard user account can be infected by some malware. But yes, it is a preventive measure and should be used.Read this : suggest, that you use Sandboxie and run your browser inside it. runs your programs (like your browser) in a totally isolated space, so even if a malicious site installs something, all you have to is clean the contents of Sandboxie.Some antivirus like avast! also have an inbuilt sandbox which run suspicious programs inside it automatically, preventing them to make actual changes to your computer.
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A:Admin Privileges in Guest Acct?


First, on the admin account, enable (temporarily or otherwise) UAC: User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings

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A:trying to get full elevated admin privileges

Hello Mark, and welcome to Eight Forums.

What system file are you trying to move?

If you like, you could enable the built-in "elevated" Administrator account, then sign in to it to have full elevated rights when needed. Do note, that Store apps will not work in elevated accounts.

Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable in Windows 8
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A:admin privileges for limited account

Im sure if u assign the laptop an IP address another account would use that.
Unsure and not willing to test it, but you could try!
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Make copys of all the files you want to keep or use an admin account and pull the files onto the account you wish to keep then delete the old one. As long as you have a copy that you have privileges to on the account you are going to keep you should be fine, just make sure to keep a copy of all the files that you can get into.
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No as that could be a possible confidential breach.
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or just go to the app in all programs, right click and choose "Run as Administrator".
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For some reason I ve lost admin-privileges amp now I can t open exe files programs on my system Windows XP Pro If you can help me please tell me which services or programs need to be running in order to keep their admin-privileges while using Windows XP Also please name which program s you would use to absolutely disable or kill rd-party services on Windows XP I ve tried all of these programs Component Services Dcomcnfg exe WinPatrol Task Manager and MSConfig exe -but they won t allow me to terminate or disable Online Armor amp invasive programs like it I tried to uninstall quot Online Armor quot which is still running on my machine I want to get rid of Online on Pro? tell: XP back gain How Admin-Privileges Please to Amor but it won t allow me to terminate these components of the program their filenames are listed below oacat exe - quot Tall Emu quot a k a name of developers company Please tell: How to gain back Admin-Privileges on XP Pro? oasrve exe - quot Online Armor Helper Service quot Whenever I try to disable of those programs I get quot access denied quot messages like this one Windows cannot access the specified device path or file You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the itemClick to expand Thanks for your kindness amp help in advance nbsp

A:Please tell: How to gain back Admin-Privileges on XP Pro?

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