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My Kingdom for Local Admin Rights for My Users

Q: My Kingdom for Local Admin Rights for My Users

Hi all I m a fairly Users for Kingdom Local Admin for My Rights My new guy to the whole My Kingdom for Local Admin Rights for My Users Active Directory thing and GPO paradigm so forgive me if the question seems droll - but I can t for the life of me figure out how to grant Local Admin rights to users on their laptops while logging into the domain I ve looked evrywhere - books forums websites - but there s not much information on the topic I usually hear the typcal security arguments IE - quot you re inviting malware quot and quot That s a bad idea quot Well when the bossguy can t get AOL to intall he s kinda pissy at having to call me over Ditto for every other software installation update etc I know one solution is to have the user log onto the local machine and have quot local admin rights quot but that requires that he log on intall log off log onto domain etc Too much too complicated The long and short of it is I m looking for a way to grant admin rights for their local machine while logged onto the domain Would I do this through groups GPO or a combanation Thanks so much for any information you could give me SW nbsp

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A: My Kingdom for Local Admin Rights for My Users

The way to do it is to login to the computer with domain admin permissions (that's often the administrator account on the domain controller), manage local computer, local users and groups, administrators group, add, and choose the user that's supposed to have local admin privileges. Click OK for everything and you're good. A method I've used before is to create a group for each computer, add that group to the local administrators group, then you can add or remove a user from the groups as necessary. You can find out how to do it with group policy here --> http://www.experts-exchange.com/Operating_Systems/Q_21577234.html which is the top result in a google search for "how to grant local admin domain". I can't say I'm impressed with your searching skills unless this doesn't answer your question.

Joe

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A:Assign Local Admin Rights without local Admin Group

You should be able to right-click on the exe file, then choose properties. On the "Compatibility" tab, there should be a checkbox for "Run as administrator", which you can check (enable) and save settings.
 

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Today I was adding my first two Win7 client workstations to our Active Directory. We map drives via GPO to WinXP SP3 clients with no problems. Today I joined my first Win7 client with no problem. However, when I log in on the Win7 client (users with local admin priv) , I don't get any drive mappings. If I switch the users to the local users group, then the drive mappings will appear. Also, if I disable the UAC (user access control), a user with local admin rights will get their drive mappings.

I don't want to operate without the extra protection of the UAC, but is there a way to have local admin rights and get your drive mappings (with the UAC enabled)???

Thanks in advance

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There is a way but I believe you need to go into the group policy editor to do so. This procedure is for Vista but it should also work for Windows 7.


To change the elevation prompt behavior for administrators Click Start, click Accessories, click Run, type secpol.msc in the Open box, and then click OK.
From the Local Security Settings console tree, click Local Policies, and then Security Options.
Scroll down to and double-click User Account Control: Behavior of the elevation prompt for administrators.
From the drop-down menu, select one of the following settings:Elevate without prompting (tasks requesting elevation will automatically run as elevated without prompting the administrator)
Prompt for credentials (this setting requires user name and password input before an application or task will run as elevated)
Prompt for consent (default setting for administrators)

Click OK.
Close the Local Security Settings window.
To change the elevation prompt behavior for standard users Click Start, click Accessories, click Run, type secpol.msc in the Open box, and then click OK.
From the Local Security Settings console tree, click Local Policies, and then Security Options.
Scroll down to and double-click User Account Control: Behavior of the elevation prompt for standard users.
From the drop-down menu, select one of the following settings:Automatically deny elevation requests (standard users will not be able to run programs requiring elevation, and will not be prompted)
Prompt for credentials (this setting requires user name and password input before an application or task will run as elevated, and is the default for standard users)

Click OK.
Close the Local Security Settings window.
Source: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/l...91(WS.10).aspx

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A:Admin rights to local machine

What type of network is it?

Peer-To-Peer, or are you using a domain?
 

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Hello All!

I've been on the bleepingcomputer site for some time but finally created an account

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Anyone have any suggestions on how I can limit what they can do (prevent malware, spyware, downloading of bs...ect) while they have the Admin rights?

The workstations are all custom built with Windows XP Pro SP2

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A:Any Suggestions For Securing Users With Admin Rights?

Hi jr, so are they admins on there own PCs or admins on the Domain? What is the software that requires a admin account?

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Hi guys,

This is driving me crazy. I just implemented roaming profiles, but now my users are having issues because some of our applications require local admin rights. Also, we allow them to install software as needed.

Is there a way I can give the users Local Administrator rights either using a logon script or any other way?

Thanks for the help,
Wayne
 

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My computer is member of "Domain Computers".
My domain account is member of "administrator".
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ex: i get this message when run: devmgmt.msc:
"You are logged on as a standard user. You can view device settings in Device Manager, but you must be logged on as an administrator to make changes."

What can i do to get admin rights.
I will do everything to avoid logging in to local computer with local user.

A:i have no domain admin rights on local computer

  
Quote: Originally Posted by nettmester


My computer is member of "Domain Computers".
My domain account is member of "administrator".
When i logg into my computer with my domain user account i have although NOT administrator priviligies.

ex: i get this message when run: devmgmt.msc:
"You are logged on as a standard user. You can view device settings in Device Manager, but you must be logged on as an administrator to make changes."

What can i do to get admin rights.
I will do everything to avoid logging in to local computer with local user.


Hi NM,

If your the domain administrator, make sure the existing domain group policy (designed for XP or Vista) is not being applied to your Win7 machine as its about the only thing can be reverting your permissions.

Steven

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I would be happy if it just logged something locally to the PC

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Thanks
 

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No concept of domain all are in workgroup mode. All user accounts are with local admin privilege, any suggestion how to restrict the user from full admin rights. I had tried using power users but some IE applications (Oracle / Java Applet) does not function properly where it installs Jinitator. Is their any possibility of modifying the Local security policy and restrict the user from FULL access and limited to their applications.

Thanks & Regards,
Kiran.

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No concept of domain all are in workgroup mode. All user accounts are with local admin privilege, any suggestion how to restrict the user from full admin rights. I had tried using power users but some IE applications (Oracle / Java Applet) does not function properly where it installs Jinitator. Is their any possibility of modifying the Local security policy and restrict the user from FULL access and limited to their applications.
Waiting for a positive response.

Thanks & Regards,
Kiran.
 

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A:Malware creating files in appdata/local/temp & hijacking admin rights

also as I stated, this is a SSD and I hate to think what all this adding/deleting is doing to the lifespan of the drive. if I even have a drive to save anymore since I can't seem to find what the heck has infected the system.
 
please any help would be greatly appreciated! I really need this computer in order to work.

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A:How do I prevent all users access to the local Admin's My Documents

No users have access to any other user's profile directory. "C:\Users\[username]" The only way they can get access is if they are an Administrator. The next way is if you are changing the permissions to give everyone access. But the default state for Windows is no user has access to another user's profile directory. Most likely you have done something to set it up to give users access or your method for detecting this is flawed. (I.e. you are using an Admin account to check the access of the directory, an Admin account can and will override permissions to give itself access.)

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A:How can I restrict local drive view from non Admin users?

Hi
 
You can simply remove drive access permission by editing the security properties of the drive. To do this follow the instructions.
 
http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/2815-permissions-allow-deny-access-users-groups-windows-8-a.html
 
A ) Right click on the file, folder, or drive that you want to grant a user or group permissions for, and click on Properties.
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B ) Select a user or group that you want to change the permissions for, then check  Deny boxes for all items. 
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The error was:

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A:RPC error adding domain users to local admin group

Have you checked the RPC service on the server? Manually stop and restart it as well.

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This was possible in previous versions of Windows - can it still be achieved and if so, how?

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You need to add your new local account to the administrators group. To do this log in with your original Administrator account. Then open an elevated command prompt (right click on start and select Command Prompt (admin).

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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.

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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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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.

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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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A:Users with administrative rights don't get all rights

  
Quote: Originally Posted by kbrady


I did not see this addressed in several searches.
What I have found with several new installations is that the very first username you establish has rights beyond any other subsequent users you add even if you give them "administrative" rights. This specific problem that having is that I need to log into a newly set up machine using remote desktop. The machine has been configured to accept remote desktop from all versions of Windows. It will except connections from the first name I set up but not the second user although that usually set up with "administrative" rights. Frankly when I tried to add the name of the second user to the machine under remote desktop so the machine will except the second user indicates that the username I am trying to enter represents "an unknown object". The machine is continuing to indicate that only the first username has been given remote desktop rights. Unfortunately the second user name is the user who will be on the machine most of the time. For me to access their desktop I need to be able to login using that second user name. Any tips appreciated. I suspect this may have been asked but I just didn't find it.. Thank you in advance
Kevin

This machine is running Windows 64 bit 7 professional. We are on a network in my home although we have designated this is a "work network" not a home network. I am trying to access the machine from Windows 764 bit.


Maybe this tutorial about changing User account type will help.

User Account Type - Change

You will need to set up remote desktop from inside the User account you want to connect with.
Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) - Network

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/121113-users-administrative-rights-dont-get-all-rights.html
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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).

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

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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. 

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/517811/of-win7-admin-rights-admin-accounts-and-real-admin-accounts/
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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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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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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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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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Windows XP Home SP2
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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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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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A:local admin account with no permit to edit other admin accounts

Local admin account by definition has access to everything and even if it doesn't it can take ownership and give itself the rights. In other words i am not sure that you can achieve what you
are trying to do.



I would suggest create a single shared local admin account and give it your desktop admins, change the password every 60-90 days to keep it more secure. This is common practice in many
organizations.




http://www.dannyeckes.com/create-local-admin-group-policy-gpo/

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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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A:Sharing applications between users, power users and admin

bump
 

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A:No users visible in Local Users and Groups

Check your Windows version!

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What command(s) you use to activate the Administrator?

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A:Admin wants to share a directory with non-admin users

NTFS Folder Permissions

I'm thinking if you create a symbolic link in C:\Users\Public you may be able to let the kids go directly to the shared folder. Perhaps then you can deny Traverse permission to block the parent folder. But I haven't done it myself.

Stoik Joker,who has the NTFS permissions page in the above link, is also a regular poster on DonationCoder.com. You may be able to ask for clarifications there. And of course someone with SysAdmin type experience may chime in here.

If you succeed using external info please post the solution.

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A:Set-up Rights For the Users

See your other thread HERE
 

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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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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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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
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/some-rights-for-the-non-admin.401336/
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A:Admin rights?

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

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/162446-admin-rights.html
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A:Why does every app need admin rights?

Welcome to the Microsoft Nanny state. It's called UAC(User Account Control), and it is a right PITA for a single-user home PC. If it's any consolation , it felt even worse in Vista.

What you can do.

Make sure you are an administrator with a strong password protected account. If you don't want to have to log on all the time, go here:

start button and type netplwiz and enter (alternatively - run, control userpasswords2) to bring up user accounts dialog box

uncheck the box: users must enter a user name and password...

On the advanced tab, make sure the ctrl alt delete etc box is clear.

OK and you will be asked to confirm your password 2x.

you will also want to check the screensaver password and resume after standby password check in the advanced power settings options is behaving as you wish.

In Control panel, user accounts, change user control settings, set the slider to 'never notify', or whatever you are most comfortable with.

You may also want to create an elevated privileges command prompt shortcut. On the desktop, right-click, new, shortcut, type cmd.exe, ok. Right click the icon and under the shortcut tab select advanced and check the 'run as administrator' box, ok. you may want to change the font, layout and color options to remind you that you have superior permissions in this command window. then copy this to the start menu.

make shortcuts for your legacy applications to run as administrator in the same way, and any that need compatibility for XP, too.

Then there are the folder options, but they are generally the same as in XP to customize.

With hindsight, you may regret having bought an upgrade - a full installation with a dual boot to XP may have been a more liveable solution.

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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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A:Admin rights

See if you can activate this administrator, if you can set up a new administrator account for yourself and delete the problem one.
Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable[2]=User Accounts
You can also use the adminsitrator to go back to good times with system restore.
System Restore
See if you can get in with safe mode
Safe Mode
Maybe you can change the password
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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
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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/297948-admin-rights.html
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A:How to keep admin rights

Sorry bloke, we can't help you with that since it would contravene the rules under which we operate on this forum.

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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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WHen you run the add user script from control panel it should prompt you with a UAC Window.

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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?

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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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A:Admin Rights

is she logged in as an administrator

goto desktop
then goto top right hand corner
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users
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You will need to talk to the person that is the administrator of the computer to see if they will make you an administrator or not.

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How can I setup 1 machine to have admin rights to the other 3, so I can use remote shut down and things like that.

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A:Admin rights

you need to set up a remote desktop connection. firewalls must be configured to accept remote desktop connections.
 

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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

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On an XP machine I don't think you can.

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A:Admin Rights

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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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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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Edit the HOSTS File in Windows 8






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Please help. I really need it.

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A:Not getting admin rights

ok fine. this may be help u.
Have u tried to delete & reconfigure that account again. I strongly feel the problem is with the profile only. Sometimes it happaen to me with XP also.
Login with administrator account and rename the user profile folder. then login with tht account name, windows will aotomatically create a new profile for tht user if he is in a domain. try with the new profile. If doesn't work write to me.

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It means your account is a user account. Safer for everyday use.

User Account Type[11]=User%20Accounts

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A:Admin Rights

Sorry for the delayed response but we are all volunteers and sometimes a topic thread will get missed.I have already responded in your other thread here. Please do not start new threads or duplicate topics as this causes confusion and makes it more difficult to get the help you need to resolve your issues. Thanks for your cooperation.This thread is closed.

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A:No admin rights

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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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A:Local Administrator Rights

Right click the install file and "run as Administrator"
 

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A:Need Admin rights back

Try resetting your password in safemode...

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Ok, so here's my issue. I am the admin on my laptop although some things are disabled. I bought it as a refurb with W7 HP 32bit. If I go to manage accounts and create a new account with FULL power, it already shows me as the Admin. When I go to turn on Windows Updates, it says "Some settings are managed by your system administrator." and I'm unable to click the field that would allow me to turn on the updates because it's shaded.

Thanks for all the help in advance!
redsox985

EDIT: I just created another account with full admin rights and it was unable to change these settings. I'm stumped.

A:Issues with Admin Rights

To enable the build-in Administrator account, follow these steps:

Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable

1. Click Start, and then type cmd in the Start Search box.
2. In the search results list, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as Administrator.
3. When you are prompted by User Account Control, click Continue.
4. At the command prompt, type net user administrator /active:yes, and then press ENTER.
5. Type net user administrator <Password>, and then press ENTER.

Note: Please replace the <Password> tag with your password for your administrator account, removing the brackets.
6. Type exit, and then press ENTER.
7. Log off the current user account.

To revert do exactly the same thing but change
net user administrator /active:yes to
net user administrator /active:no

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Windows XP Home edition. Recently had to reinstall in case that might be relevant. I was trying to tidy up a bit by removing some programs from start up using msconfig. Will not allow me to do so and indicatess I may have to log in with an account with admin rights. I am using an acount set up as computer admin. Any ideas? Do I need to boot up in safe mode to do these maintenance things? I had no problems like this before.

Thanks very much

Dave