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Transferring Standard (Admin) Account to Hidden Admin?

Q: Transferring Standard (Admin) Account to Hidden Admin?

Hi Guys I'm new to this forum as in this is my first post so please be gentle with Admin? Standard Account to Hidden (Admin) Transferring me if this has been answered before So anyway I have a standard account with admin privileges turned off UAC etc but it doesn't seem to be elevated all the time for example I still see the quot admin shield Transferring Standard (Admin) Account to Hidden Admin? quot icon next to some programs on my desktop Most of the time I have to right click and select quot Run as Administrator quot from the popup menu and also Windows still asks me when something needs admin mode and do I want to continue I have Transferring Standard (Admin) Account to Hidden Admin? activated the hidden true admin account on my PC and when I log into that everything is elevated and great no more prompts etc which is what I want But the problem is it looks very basic I want to be able to transfer all my settings from my standard admin account to my true admin account is this possible I've tried going to system- gt advanced system settings- gt user profiles to copy the account across but the copy button is grayed out If this is not possible is there any way to make this standard admin account the full type which is always elevated Hope someone can help me I'm getting very annoyed having to give permission for things I want to do all the time Thanks in advance -milw rm

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A: Transferring Standard (Admin) Account to Hidden Admin?

Hello milw0rm, and welcome to Eight Forums.

You could use the tutorial below to elevate your standard administrator account to have the same elevated rights as the built-in elevated Administrator account.

Be warned though, that all Metro Store apps and the Store will not work in an elevated account.

User Account Control (UAC) - Elevate Privilege Level - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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A:Files in one folder on Ext.HDD don't show - not hidden

And we should play 20 questions as to WHICH directory??
 

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A:Standard VGA graphics adapter

Is your PC a Demension 1100 (DE051)?

Did you update to Windows 7 64-bit operating system?

Can you remember if your graphics driver was Intel, nVidia, or Ati?
 

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A:Files bad after transferring to external hard drive

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A:Standard VGA graphics adapter (Code 10)

Can you say what your PC is? Make/model ?
Which Windows version are you using?
If you are not sure exactly what the graphics are then you can download this small program to give you info about it.
http://download.cnet.com/GPU-Z/3000-2094_4-10788513.html
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A:Standard VGA graphics adapter

There should be a Fn key that will activate the external display. Look carefully at the top row of keys for a symbol that looks like a monitor screen. Press the Fn and that key at the same time
 

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You went into your BIOS and disabled the integrated graphics? Um you might try a free program like Driver Sweeper to remove whatever remains of the old video drivers. For some reason the new video driver installer does not see your new video card.
 

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A:Standard VGA graphics adapter help needed

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A:My standard VGA graphic adapter only works on my HP Pavilion dv9000?

If you are using Vista 32 bit go here an get the Video Card Drivers
If you are using Vista 64 bit go here an get the Video Card Drivers
 

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A:Standard VGA Graphics Adapter

What kind of games are you trying to play?

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What?

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Awfully strange!

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

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A:Standard VGA display adapter

You didn't mention what the make and model of your laptop is. We need this info to help with this. We are not standing right next to you. We cannot see this laptop.
 

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A:Standard VGA Graphic Adapter

What is the actual model of Nvidia card? Based on that, have you manually tried installing the WHQL forceware drivers from nvidia's website for your GPU series?

Also, is your OS 32-bit or 64-bit?
 

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Microsoft's Windows XP Professional Repair Install step by step
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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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passwords

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A:Transferring Files from Old to New Computer

The easy transfer cable is cheap, and is the easiest, safest way for the new user to do it.
Use recovery software and burn it to disc.
 

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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:trouble transferring files using a crossover cable

I'm on XP so I can only show you the XP path on this.

Usually, we run the Network Wizzard,
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connect to this system
select the SECOND nic card (as the first runs to the Internet)
and finish up.

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ipconfig /all

on the OTHER computer,
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the mask to 255.255.255.0
the gateway to 192.168.0.1
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A:Crossover and Standard Network? difference?

Hi

In a nutshell

The talk pin of a straight through is connected to a talk pin and the recieve pin is connected to a recieve pin, which means that it wouldnt work with 2 computers, however a cross over is wired with the talk pin connected to a receive pin and a receive pin connected to a talk pin.

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A:Transferring data from old drive to new one

You could try making that drive a USB External drive. But question for you?
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Can you help?
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A:PC crashes when transferring songs to ipod or using itunes..

Hello and welcome to techspot.

I personally can't read those error code but i think basically it's the iTunes corruption error.

Have you try turning off ALL iTunes related services and processes and insert iPod? If problem persists, well maybe somehow you need to completely uninstall all iTunes - quicktime - macintosh related software.

(usually after installing iTunes ipod services is automatically turned on.)
 

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Take a look at this thread HERE.

Regards Howard
 

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Welcome to Techspot!

It won't work @ all, because DDR400 RAM has 184 pins, and DDR2 RAM has 240 pins, and uses less voltage than DDR.

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A:Transferring a Hard Drive from an old computer to a new one

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A:Windows cannot connect to domain (2003)...computer account not found

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Regards
 

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A:Dell Latitude D400 ADMIN Password.

Reset Password

Hi

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.

Regards

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A:Transferring my video card?

You have come across probley one of the most annoying problem ever. I had this problem with one of my computers. I had to reformat it to get it to work again, however the same problem came again about 3 months later. In the end I just thought I cant be bothered and I just bought a new motherboard and reformated the computer which fixed the problem completely.
 

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So this is with the pc connected directly to the router via an ethernet cable?
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A:I need into my administrator user account but don't have the password.

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A:Access hidden shares from another pc

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A:duplicating hidden system recovery partition.

While I don't think I can answer most of your questions, I'll try and help you with what I do know.

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is there a way to find out the admins password on a network.
 

A:admin password

Yes. Ask the admin using e-mail for example

No one will be able to give a sensible answer to such a vague question.

And no, no one is going to tell you how to steal peoples passwords and do other illegal or unethical stuff.
 

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Ok firstly I should mention that one solution to this problem would be to plug the HD into my machine and use fsutil to reset the dirty flag However and pwd set unbootable to No dirty Need xp - flag admin I m a stubborn person and know that there must be a way of doing this easily without taking my machine to bits If I do it in what is for this occasion the hard way I will be able to save a little time in the future should the situation arise again I ve been asked to fix an unbootable computer I had intended to boot into the recovery console to issue chkdsk r fixboot and fixmbr commands Unfortunately I the admin password for the installation isn t available it s been forgotten rolleyes and so I can t log into it I used the offline NT password amp registry editor utility but because the drive is flagged dirty improper shutdown no doubt It won t change or blank the password So I got out my trusty NTFS DOS CD and booted into DOS taking a copy of FSUTIL with me which as expected doesn t work under DOS Hoping that the password was something simple ish I grabbed a copy of the SAM and Systemf files from system config and tried cracking the administrator password It seems that the password is at least characters and so will take an age to crack This leaves me with the option of resetting the dirty bit on the volume so that I can reset the admin password to blank boot into the recovery console and repair windows but I see no fsutil equivelant for DOS probably because NTFS was never meant Need to set dirty flag - No admin pwd and xp unbootable for DOS lol It occurs to me though that there must be some utility or other that ll do it or failing that various linux flavours Need to set dirty flag - No admin pwd and xp unbootable have NTFS support and should be able to do it - or possibly some sort of live recovery cd for windows Any ideas anybody All this for the sake of a single BIT of info on the hard drive A simple or It s outrageous lol nbsp Need to set dirty flag - No admin pwd and xp unbootable

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

Auditor Security cd from remote-exploit.org 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 minutes..my 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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Installed new ATI Radeon 9250 256mb card AGP
Changed Bios to "256mb" window, PCI
Monitor works, card not recognized in Devices
Tried install with disk -> "Error installing....try installing standard VGA driver first"
Running Windows XP - SP 1
installed .netframe
2.4GHz computer, Pentium 4, 512mb Ram
Any help is greatly appreciated!!
johnkul
 

A:ATI Radeon 9250 install problem-"try install standard VGA first"

Get an older driver and manually install it. I'm not gonna explain how because I'm to tired. Best of luck,tommorow I will.
 

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Hi. I have an OEM computer, company that it was purchased from has gone out of business now (TIME COMPUTERS). I have a seagate 120GB HDD. There is a recovery partition which contains a backup image to be used with recovery CD to restore the computer if anything were to go wrong. I have tried quite a few partitioning programs that claim to unhide partitions, but none can show this hidden partition in windows. Is there anyway to unhide such an OEM recovery partition? I would really like to view what is on it and extract the files to another partition which is accessible in windows. I have one main partition (C:\) which is 109GB and it is FAT32. Runs on XP Home.

Cheers.
 

A:Hidden Partition

You should examine the system partition table to see how this hidden area is defined.

When you know the beginning block of the recovery stuff, then you can examine it and determine the filesystem (if any). After that, just set the partiiton type accordingly or copy the contents into a file or whatever.
 

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