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No more admin rights in win8

Q: No more admin rights in win8

Since yesterday it seems that I don't have any control over my windows(8).
When I want to open a certain program Windows gives me the following error message:
"Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item".

When I press Windows button + 'X' - Command Prompt (admin) I get an 'Unspecified Error'.

I'm also unable to install new programs and to access the task manager.
My UAC is(was) already set to 'Admin'.

Any suggestions?

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A: No more admin rights in win8

Do you have Windows 8 Installation disk ? Or did you create a recovery disk ?
If the answer is NO to the above then download:
unzip/unrar it to a USB stickChange the BIOS or BOOT menu to boot up your PC from the USBSelect US Keyboard->Trouble Shooting->Advanced->Command PromptFrom command prompt Run: diskpart->List Volume and take a note of what Drive letter is your Windows OS then type ExitNow run: sfc /scannow /offbootdir=d:\ /offwindir=d:\windows
replace d: with the drive letter in step 4.
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A:Trying to connect to a Win8.1 network drive

Which Windows 8.1 tablet is this Pro or RT? RT your can't not x86 or x64. Pro you can. Disable Homegroup. Use Workgroup and call it something other than Workgroup like: DANET for example
So do this on laptop and tablet. On laptop make sure the folder is shared out to you the admin or your name example Dan.

So you should have local account on your system called Dan with admin rights. Back on the tablet side you need to create a local account. Did you setup Microsoft account so your login with that account only. You need to create a local account and start using that. It can be done to access the Microsoft account while being on local account while your at home.

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A:HP Mini admin password unknown

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As for TechSpot, there is a policy to not provide assistance with passwords.
What you want to do is usually very difficult in the best of circumstances.
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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!

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: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.
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).

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Hello and welcome to Techspot.

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

maxpaynemafia said:

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

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this can be tricky but do-able.
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A:Cant find EEprom on Dell Inspiron 8100 (admin bios pw)

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This subject was briefly mentioned HERE
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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

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*must* add password to it

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How about System Restore?
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A:Help pls with steps on BSOD on Win8 'open box' laptop

Hi -
The very first thing that should be done when buying a system previously owned by another is to reinstall Windows.  As you found out, you never know what the prior owner left behind. 
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- Wipe HDD using KillDisk -
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- upgrade to Windows 8.1 (free!) -
- allow ALL Windows Updates to install (~150-175+), including Windows 8.1 Update 1   
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If Device Manager indicates missing device drivers, a quick trip  to Samsung Support site should take care of them -
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Regards. . .
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I have no clue at how this relates to what I've been helping with in a separate topic (or if it even relates to what I was doing).
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Loading Dump File [C:\Users\John\SysnativeBSODApps\060215-28406-01.dmp]
Windows 8 Kernel Version 9600 MP (8 procs) Free x64
Built by: [B]9600[/B].17736.amd64fre.winblue_r9.150322-1500
System Uptime:[B]0 days 0:07:02.104[/B]
Probably caused by :[B]ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!KiFastFailDispatch+d0 )[/B]
BugCheck [B]139, {3, ffffd001bb4b8570, ffffd001bb4b84c8, 0}[/B]
BugCheck Info: [url=]KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE (139)[/url]
Arg1: 0000000000000003, A LIST_ENTRY has been corrupted (i.e. double remove).
Arg2: ffffd001bb4b8570, Address of the trap frame for the exception that caused the bugcheck
Arg3: ffffd001bb4b84c8, Address of the exception record for the exception that caused the bugcheck
Arg4: 0000000000000000, Reserved
PROCESS_NAME:  svchost.exe
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: [B]0x139_3_nt!KiFastFailDispatch[/B]
CPUID:        "Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4771 CPU @ 3.50GHz"
MaxSpeed:     3500
CurrentSpeed: [B]3492[/B]
**************************Wed Jun  3 00:06:10.340 2015 (UTC - 4:00)**************************
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\John\SysnativeBSODApps\060215-24406-01.dmp]
Windows 8 Kernel Version 9600 MP (8 procs) Free x64
Built by: [B]9600[/B].17736.amd64fre.winblue_r9.150322-1500
System Uptime:[B]0 days 0:01:44.074[/B]
Probably caused by :[B]ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!KiFastFailDispatch+d0 )[/B]
BugCheck [B]139, {3, ffffd00196d93710, ffffd00196d93668, 0}[/B]
BugCheck Info: [url=]KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE (139)[/url]
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A:Nice little Tip R.E. admin username

Create a new user in User Accounts in Control Panel called Mark (Administrator privlidged)
Log off, then log on to the new user - Mark

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Loading Dump File [C:\Bsodapp\SysnativeBSODApps\070215-32984-01.dmp]
Built by: 9600.17736.amd64fre.winblue_r9.150322-1500
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BugCheck 50, {ffffd0002d8e3000, 1, fffff8001f3f426f, 0}
Bugcheck code 00000050
Arg1: ffffd0002d8e3000, memory referenced.
Arg2: 0000000000000001, value 0 = read operation, 1 = write operation.
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BiosReleaseDate = 12/23/2010
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Hi and Welcome to TSF!

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