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Q: Full admin rights

I'm running Win7 Pro in a domain environment. I seem to get allot of pop-ups telling me I'm need to run as administrator. I have admin rights but not full admin rights. If there is such a thing. Any ideas?

I used to be able to right click on the start button to see if an account has admin rights but this is not the case with Win7. Should I be looking some place else?

Thanks for the help.

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A: Full admin rights

Quote: Originally Posted by NavyChief


I'm running Win7 Pro in a domain environment. I seem to get allot of pop-ups telling me I'm need to run as administrator. I have admin rights but not full admin rights. If there is such a thing. Any ideas?

I used to be able to right click on the start button to see if an account has admin rights but this is not the case with Win7. Should I be looking some place else?

Thanks for the help.



Hi NC and welcome

There pop ups you are seeing are from the new user account control (UAC) it is now and has been a PITA. I always shut it off. It is supposed to be a security feature. There are instructions here on how to change it. User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings

Hope that helps

Ken J_

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A:(U)SIM full, please delete or else can't receive

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A:Resolution and Color Issues in Full Screen Applications

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A:How to unlock USB ports without admin password?

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A:Gaming setup full package for under $2k?

syde said:





I was curious if The Enthusiast's PC was the best setup that can be built for under $2k This includes All hardware and Software. (multiple monitors is a + also)

Strong emphasis on DirectX 11 games and Battlefield 3.

any takers to the challenge?Click to expand...

at this point being this close to a new line of CPU's, the possible performance increase, and the effect on pricing from both sides, I would wait until sept if you can. You might benefit from it greatly.
 

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A:USB ports makes cooling fan run full speed?

Powah said:





Is this a problem with wires? Or is it just a problem where the ports at the front need replaing all together?Click to expand...

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A:Watching video in full screen mode

:BUMP:
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A:Is there a way to optimize my computer to its full potential

The OS is a bootleg version of Windows XPClick to expand...

Sorry. The use of pirated software is not supported at TechSpot.
 

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A:1TB Samsung Story Station saying it's full at 30GB?

What do you see in disk management, especially partitions, space and file system?
 

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A:3d games/programs crashes at full screen in a powerful laptop

make sure all vents and fan intakes are not blocked, download and run HWMonitor and run a game and tell use all the min and max temps
 

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You need to talk to HP, after changing the registered ownership, and may need a document about the fate of the previous owner. You may have to send it to a certified HP service center with a formal notice of change of ownership included.
As for TechSpot, there is a policy to not provide assistance with passwords.
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A:DVD Burners not running at full speed

Might check in device manager to see that they aren't running in PIO mode rather than DMA (think its under the ide controller rather than the drive itself).
 

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Can you please give detailed specs/model etc. of your PC to start with?
 

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bump, any ideas?
 

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A:Problems going full screen

Try to use different Video Player. Try to put the drivers you have before getting that problem or simply put an old driver on it to test it.
 

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It is a feature of Windows Media Player, not a fault
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Can I also suggest that you try another Media Player > Free VLC Media Player
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What?

Didn't you reply here, and say it worked (after the unusual 9th try ) http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic109612-109.html#post747024

Awfully strange!

A bios update can't remove passwords. As You Must Know

Oh and thanks for the extended long Title. I'm thinking this Topic of yours would be best removed? What do you think?
 

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A:Full disk at 13.6 GB

Here are two programs to remove temp files:
CCleaner (Note this is the "portable" version)
TFC

Also Jdiskreport
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Hi

where does it say its running at 600 mhz...post a screen shot of the computer properties (control panel>system)
 

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What are you using to test the speeds? It was never a high speed laptop in the first place, but it has always been a darn good and reliable one.

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Be sure you have WXP SP2 installed, but hold back on WXP SP3, as SP3 protects Microsoft, but slows down an already slow laptop.
 

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this computer is an compaq 6730B
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Thank you
 

A:HP 6730B bios admin password problem

hi,
I asked for the same problem in this forum but my threat was deleted with the suggestion to read the Forum FAQs.
I read them but I didn't find why they did it. So I want repeat the question adding it to the yours one:

HP CompaQ nx9005
hash code [ 15656]
I need the system password

I wrote and I just wrote again at the hp forum about it whitout any help, and the hp chat doesn't start because of a bag (I'm not the only one having this problem).

I read all messages of the reference topic about the same problem (as suggested) but I didn't find my needs.
I think I will have to ask about it a lot of time. Hope to find someone who can help me.
thanks
 

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What games are you trying to play on that computer? Hopefully they are not that demanding because the Vostro isn't great for newer games. Also make sure that you are not using it on a soft surface (bed, rug, blanket, etc).

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From Page2 here: http://support.asus.com/faq/faq.aspx?model=STRIKER II EXTREME&SLanguage=en-us





The VGA part of EPU-4/6 Engine is realized through the use of SmartDoctor utility. If your card is not supported by the SmartDoctor utility, you would see this error message. Please workaround this error message by removing the SmartDoctor utility. Please note that by removing the SmartDoctor utility, the VGA part of EPU-4/6 Engine will be disabled. But you can still enjoy the rest of EPU-4/6 Engine for saving energy. For a list of VGA cards for EPU-4/6 engine, please refer to the VGA QVL list at this link: http://event.asus.com/mb/six_engine/.Click to expand...

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A:Local disk full

Formatting it, will remove all files and folders, including Windows

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Download and run KCleaner http://www.techspot.com/downloads/4755-kcleaner.html
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Restart

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A:Fresh reformat but my HD is still half full

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Can somebody please answer lol =P
 

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A:Choppy full screen video and gaming

Do you have the latest NVIDIA & PhysX drivers installed? Have you turned on PhysX acceleration in the NVIDIA Control Panel? Have you tried turning down the resolution?
 

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A:Admin Password

If you are the registered owner of the laptop you are probably better off contacting Dell support.
 

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A:New 4870 X2s run hot - RivaTuner Needs Admin Clearance to run?

100C would melt/damage the CPU quickly. Get a better 3rd party cooler
 

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Hi guy,

I just installed window ME, I got a very small display in the centre dose anyone know how do i get the display full screen?

kind regards
Golden
 

A:How do I get the display full screen?

You probably need to install your video card or intergrated video drivers. Doing that should correct the issue.

Look in the device manager and see if you have any yellow ?'s or !'s..To access the device manager do the following:

1:From the Start menu, select Settings, and then Control Panel.

2: Double-click the System icon, and then click the Device Manager tab.

Alternatively, you can do the following:

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2: Click the Device Manager tab.

*Edit*

System specs can be quite handy to have:
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Motherboard model and make
CPU make/model
RAM ammount and brand
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respectfully
me
 

A:Full screen video won't play but normal mode will

Update Flash Player to the latest version:
http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash

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A:Admin Password chip location on Dell Latitude C840

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Your answer may be found in this thread HERE Pages 10/11/12 maybe the interesting part for you.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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A:Dual monitors and full screen gaming

There's an option through ntune to make sure you dont get those lag and flickers.
 

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A:Toshiba Laptop, Not running full potential?

It's the laptops video chip that is the trouble. Can you increase the RAM used by the video chip? This is done in the laptops bios
 

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A:PC doesn't POST, fans at full speed

Well when it boots up are you getting any signal on the screen?
 

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who could help me please ??

if someone can help me,contact me

thanks guys and good luck
 

A:Dell Latitude110L admin password

Your brother may ask DELL for master password to unlock the computer.




maxpaynemafia said:



hello the dell of my brother is blocked with an administrator password, I will to know if it is possible to regulate this problem

the model is dell latitude 110L, the service tag is #204FM1J-595B

who could help me please ??

if someone can help me,contact me

thanks guys and good luckClick to expand...


 

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A:Administrative Rights on Dell Laptop---help!

Hello! Welcome to TechSpot

Well
this can be tricky but do-able.
Check This Link
or This Link

G'Luck & safe travel
 

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A:What is a good, full mirc script?

I like and use NoNameScript.

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help please?
 

A:Just did a full restore on my comp and sound is not working

You require the Sound/Audio drivers for your model of computer and Windows version. You can search for this yourself at your manufactures support web site.

Or

Please put your System Specs in your Profile

If you have a proprietory computer like Dell; HP; Acer etc, please manually write this in the mobo field (ie Dell Dimension 3100 - as an example)
 

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A:New Windows XP install not performing at full potential

I'd suggest taking out 2 Gig of Ram, and test again.

You may also want to run CCleaner (it does help sometimes)
And also confirm you have all the latest Xp drivers loaded including MS Security Updates
 

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A:RAM not being fully recognized, and not running full speed

You might not have anything wrong. 32 bit operating systems, whether XP or Vista, will not recognize the full 4GB of RAM, a 64 bit OS will. The 3.25GB is about right.

Keep in mind your RAM is DDR2. DDR is double data rate so it will be reported in the BIOS and CPU-Z at about half of its rated speed.
 

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I have a wireless connection through a Netgear DG834G from a Dell M6300 running Windows XP which is working fine with respect to accessing the internet..

I also have a desktop (wired to the router) which is also running fine.

The problem is that I cannot log into the router wirelessly as Admin on 192.168.0.1
I can login to the router as Admin from the wired PC, but not the laptop !!
I get to the login screen to input password but when pressing enter the login box just re-appears with the password field blank again.
I know the password entered is correct and accurate as it works from the wired desktop

(note: I have changed my laptop recently from HP to Dell, I was able to access the router wirelessly as Admin to perform maintenance with the HP model)


Any ideas ?
 

A:Cannot connect to wireless router as admin wirelessly

Are all the settings correct for the wireless laptop.
encryption method WEP, WPA, WPA2
passwords

Does the router even see this new laptop?
Do you still have the older laptop?
Check to see if the DELL firewall is disabled under Windows, make sure it off.
Try opening up a session: ping 192.168.0.1
Does the laptop get IP by DHCP,

ipconfig /release wait.... ipconfig /renew wait... try it again does work then
try static IP then do ipconfig /flushdns and ipconfig /registerdns

If all still doesn't work try..
re-joining the wireless router
disconnect using the wireless in range method on the laptop
reconnect but remove the password then re-do it then click on connect see if the wireless laptop can connect.
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Computer- Dell Inspiron 8100
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I looked and looked, it says under motherboard, yet I never found a "24OC" 4 legged chip on the board to reset.

This cpu is 7 yrs old.

So far no luck fixing this one or my Toshiba and have both been reduced to eeprom reset as only viable option.


TY,

XaNaToS
 

A:Cant find EEprom on Dell Inspiron 8100 (admin bios pw)

All Dell (and others) BIOS and Admin password removal to this thread only:

--> HP / Dell / etc. Laptop password help (April - June 2008)
 

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A:HP NC8230 laptop Bios Admin Password

read the faqs AND post in the laptop forum. Your answer is already there.
 

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m - 0
/ = +

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A:Full size laptop numpad issues on Vista

Is this an external number pad?
 

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A:Full memory does not register

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A:Dell laptop reset bios admin password

U will have to do, a chip reset.
Coz i also keep trying those ideas with the latitude application but it failed, but when i did the chip reset, thing worked out exactly how i wanted them.
All the best

Cheers
Robin
 

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A:"recovery drive full." error message Hewlett Packard Pavillion Hp dv2500

Actually what concerns me more is, I wonder if you have deleted files in your recovery partition.
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That's why.
 

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Using latest drivers

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A:Full screen video

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A:How many games out today take full advantage of dual cores?

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A:How to reset the BIOS admin password

This subject was briefly mentioned HERE
 

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A:Hard drive full but doesnt look to be

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A:Cant run Ram at full speed

Are you running the memory at the proper voltage ?
 

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Is it possible to run two full screen games (like Half-Life 2, FEAR, UT2004 etc) at once, with one on each of my two monitors? I know this would obviously be very stressful on the computer, but I think my PC could handle some lower end games like UT2004... the problem is that all full screen games open on screen 1. Is there some way to make them open on screen 2 and have two running at once?

Just FYI, I am not talking about games like Supcom which use both screens. I'm talking about having two instances of a game running with one on each screen.
 

A:Two Full Screen Games at Once?

I don't know of any way to do it under 1 OS (except just launching both at once, but I imagine you tried that). Aside from maybe having 2 users logged in at once and each running a game.

You could probably do it with 1 running in a VMWare'd OS.
 

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A:Computer booting error, cant get a full boot, because computer keeps resetting itself

Did you try Last Known Good Configuration?
 

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A:Admin. password on dell latitude 640m

Admin. password on dell inspiron 640m

Pls, help needed for Admin.password (grey screen)on dell inspiron 640m. I mistakenly posted for latitude 640m earlier. I'm sorry! I actually meant that of dell inspiron 640m. I need help on how to locate the bios chip 24c...... or how to over come the grey screen with Admin. password protection.
 

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A:Computer reboots only watching full sream video at abc.com

Google and get memtest and run it for atleas 7 passes to make sure your ram is ok. Any errors at all will mean your ram should be replaced.
 

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Tag# 7X5GH1-595B
 

A:ADMIN PASSWORD on Dell XPS M1210

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I had an experience while installing a fresh copy of WindowsXP. I forgot to take out the flash and while installing XP it made my USB flash drive unusable because it filled up theUSB flash. Meaning I could not format it because XP would not let it by indicating capacity unkown and it would not let me format the USB flash. Here is what work for me.....

On your desktop: press START/RUN/ then type (diskmgmt.mcs)
You should be able to see the disk(s) on your computer and also the removable disk. Just partition the removable disk and wala the flash has been formated. I almost threw my flash out because it wouldn't work any more.

I hope this helps those who have this problem

Regards
Blakace
 

A:Help! My flash drive is full and I can't format it

this has been addressed many times. But thanks for your contribution.

 

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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 (http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Back-Up-and-Recovery/Active-Password-Changer.shtml)

or

Offline NT Password & Registry Editor (http://home.eunet.no/pnordahl/ntpasswd/)

Follow the instructions closely and there's a good chance one of the two will work.
 

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A:Full size of 160GB HDD not recognized when formatting with Win XP-sp2

127 GBs is a lot anyway, isn't it......?

Just kidding, don't get all bent.

48 bit logical block addressing (48 bit LBA) must be implemented before the computer will recognize the full capacity of the drive. You could check with the board mfgs' website to see if the board & BIOS you have is capable of supporting it.
 

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A:No POST, No beeps, full power... WTF?!

Do you get absolutely not indication of power?
Watch the fan blades on the back of the power supply while somebody presses the start button. Doe the fan blades rotate a bit.. perhaps 1/4 to 7/8 turn then quit? If so, power supply is probably bad.
Otherwise, what happens when you attempt to start it in safe mode? Any difference in reaction of the system?
 

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