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account loses admin rights

Q: account loses admin rights

i have created a new account with administrator rights on the server, but
it loses its rights automatically after sometime during the day.
Could it be due to the blank gpo that i have put in the server's OU ??
pls advice

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We need to know the OS you're using please.
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A:Will upgrading the bios firmware on a Latitude D630 delete the bios admin password?


Didn't you reply here, and say it worked (after the unusual 9th try )

Awfully strange!

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A:HP 6730B bios admin password problem

I asked for the same problem in this forum but my threat was deleted with the suggestion to read the Forum FAQs.
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hash code [ 15656]
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maxpaynemafia said:

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Admin. password on dell inspiron 640m

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A:Lost Admin Password in IRAQ help Dell6400 Inspiron

I'm assuming this is a windows password we're talking about here, and that you're running XP. If it is asking you for a BIOS password (black screen, white text), then you're probably screwed, unless there is a BIOS reset jumper within easy reach. If not, have fun opening the entire laptop to find it.

If it gets to windows and wants a password, try this:

grab either active password changer (


Offline NT Password & Registry Editor (

Follow the instructions closely and there's a good chance one of the two will work.
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A:Dell D620 Admin/sys Password Help

Boot into Safe Mode by pressing F8 before the Windows screen appears. Go into Control Panel, User Accounts, Administrator, and remove the passwords from there
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A:Monitor Flashes, then loses signal, PC continues to run

Swap out the monitor with another or simply replace it...
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A:Inspiron 6000 admin password

Take a look at this thread HERE.

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Display Memory 512.0 Pass 32.0

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Monitor Information
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Refresh Rate 85 Hz

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Refresh Rate 60 Hz

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Total Space 418.4 MB
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Manufacturer NVIDIA Corporation
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Module nv4_disp.dll
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A:Windows cannot connect to domain (2003) account not found

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A:Dell Latitude D400 ADMIN Password.

Reset Password


Your right in your assumption, it takes many attempts to short the chip correctly, but it can be done,

Email paragon33 at the address found on my site, he is an expert at these, you could also take a look at this site here.


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A:Monitor loses signal as certin times

you say it "loses signal"... by that do you mean the computer remains on and you can still use it but cant see anything?

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Welcome to Techspot !
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A:admin password

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A:Need to set dirty flag - No admin pwd and xp unbootable

Auditor Security cd from is what you need my friend very handy for cracking admin passwords. just boot to it and you are gold. don't know if you are familiar with this collection cd and if not they have the instruction pdf on the site for download as well. it will crack a 8 letter and asterick password in probably ten to twenty admin pass is 15 unprintables and asterick characters and it cracked it with the incremental option on the sam file. took alot longer than it should for your current issue..just an idea mate
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A:Monitor loses signal when Windows starts up

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A:Monitor loses signal recently

I also noticed that when the monitor loses the signal I hear the harddrive turn off and the cpu working light goes on full timeClick to expand...

Yes you need a bigger and better PSU. 430W is never a full 430, it's more like 300 with the generic/cheapys. It's prob 2 yrs old too and ready to die. Replace it before you damage your new 6800GT.

You said you had to unplug 2 fans to get it to boot, that says it all right there.

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cyro26 said:

got my answer........Click to expand...

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Sebastian :bounce:
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A:Need help with how to change rights on a network Laptop

i doubt it since u prolly need an admin of ur company to change ur rights, ur company is rly gay, dont even let u dload! wtf is wrong with them, how can u not dload
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is that many errors normal...........

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A:admin tools/ event viewer???

Fortunately, not all errors in the Event Viewer (EV) are real problems. Actually, many are not problems at all. You can adjust the size of the records that are being held in the EV by right-clicking either Application, Security or System and selecting Properties. You can set the size of each file to keep or clear.
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A:Networked House Loses Connection***

If you can still chat on AIM, it sounds to me like your router is a possible source of the problems, but in my experience the least likely source. AIM I'm pretty sure does most of its connections over IP. I don't think it uses any sort of DNS. This would make me think that you're having trouble resolving DNS names.

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A:No Sound with only one account.

If only one account cannot hear the sound, log on as another user with administrative rights, and then delete the profile of the effected account.

Right click "My Computer" and select properties for the user accounts tab.
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A:Can't logon to admin windows vista profile

Ouch. Sounds like a corrupted %USERPROFILE% and the fix requires the Admin-Id.

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A:How do I copy existing admin user account to normal user account

I would
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A:Temporarily turn off email account in Yahoo mail

Yahoo email filters are poor; they only support the model:
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Have you tested your system memory?
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A:An out of disk space now have account problem

How big is the boot hard drive?
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A:Black/blank screen after logging in to account

Sounds like you need to do a fresh Windows re-install
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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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Start Windows system restore before you boot. Tap F8 key as it's turning on, you'll get the option (Windows 7).
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A:Software won't run unless under admin account

make the other accounts admin. or install software for all the users.

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A:Excel asking for User Account Control authorization

The fastest solution will likely be to uninstall Excel (or the entire Office suite) and then perform a new installation of it. That won't affect any existing documents you've been using but will give you a fresh install of your Office software now Broni has finished with ridding your computer of nasties.
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Thanks in advance


A:Roaming User Account Tools

No one has any idea of any possible program?
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A:Portable admin tools?

Here have used a program that runs various portable apps from a flash stick.
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A:Exporting users .pst from Admin account

Just browse to the relevant folder in the user's Documents and Settings..

If it denies access, take ownership of the folder and subfolders.
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Here are a few that run on a usb U3 drive:
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A:Advance XP Limited Account Software

Check this out:

I know this is not what you are asking for, but understanding these concepts may help