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Q: admin no longer admin

i am the lone user on a laptop running w hp i have my one default ID which supposedly has admin privileges yet windows update has suddenly decided otherwise starting around late july right-click quot run as admin quot leads to the same quot must be admin quot denial for me and quot allow all users quot is checked in any case UAC set to quot never notify quot unlike others in some similar threads i have NO PROBLEMS that i know of with regedit cmd prompt HDD access or anything else just windows updates based on some hints no admin longer admin elsewhere i tried THIS Enable the Hidden Administrator Account on Windows or to no avail admin acct is somehow not authorized admin no longer admin to switch my default ID to admin as well i guess i dunno it says the ID is admin but then under quot change acct type quot it indicates quot standard user quot with the option for quot administrator quot nonfunctional huh admin up top but NON-admin inches below same thing if i try to do it directly inside said ID in the first place btw ok forget about upgrading the default ID i'll just stay in the real formerly hidden admin acct and run updates from there no dice same popup telling me must be admin ditto lastly if i do it with quot run as administrator quot so admin running as double-admin is not admin enuf for wupdates what gives have run MBAM SpyBot and HJT several times currently DLing and trying Avast but this seems roundabout what is the actual PROBLEM here thanks

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Thank you!
 

A:I can no longer hear voices, only background sounds

What is your make/model of motherboard?
Have you tried another headset (or speakers) to determine if its the computer and not the headset? Try hooking up the headset to another computer and see if it works the correct way.
 

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Hey!
I have an Acer that spontaneously decided I no longer needed to play games. Everything else works perfectly fine. It's been doing this for the past few weeks and I've done all that I can. I'm no tech wizard by any means and I need some help. Pretty much it'll open to the load screen for a few moments then disappear back to my home screen. Any ideas on what it could be and what I can do?

These are the specs:
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Aspire V5-V561PG-9683
Model number: Z5WV2

If you need more info let me know, I still have everything for it.
 

A:Acer Aspire issues; Games no longer work

If you are talking about the games that are loaded by a app. You will need to uninstall the app. Then reinstall the app. I have no ideal why this happens . But I have seen it more then once.
 

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STILL NOT SOLVED.

Mod note: Removed from this thread: http://www.techspot.com/community/t...s-only-background-sounds.194271/#post-1449726
 

A:I no longer hear voices, only background sounds

CarNetTech......Do you have 7.1 sound selected in 'Configure speakers' box?
 

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A:HP laptop will no longer connect to the internet

You may need to buy an external WiFi adapter like this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833320176
 

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I ve been struggling for a week now trying to get my wireless internet working on my quot repaired quot Acer computer But till this date I still haven t made any progress At all I feel my sanity slipping recieved no after Wireless HDD new longer having works away from me My computer is able to find all the previous connections I m familiar with but Wireless no longer works after having recieved new HDD I m just not able to connect I Wireless no longer works after having recieved new HDD even dare to say the connections are pretty strong so I doubt it it s the antenna s But really I wouldn t know I ve tried pretty much every quot solution quot I could find on the internet while still waiting for the Acer customer service to respond and for someone to say anything useful at the Acer forums but it s all taking a very long time I recon a specific problem needs a specific solution which is why nothing worked so I m hoping I ll find a clever and patient person out here who would like to help me with this mess Computer It concerns an Acer Aspire X running Windows Repair replaced HDD Details Approximately weeks ago I had to send my computer away to the Acer repair team because of a defective HDD On oktober th I was in possession of my computer again with the HDD replaced and since day one I haven t been able to connect through WiFi I have two laptops sitting here and they manage to connect just fine so I am sure to say I find this very confusing and upsetting Before my computer was taken away everything worked just fine Nothing changed about the router connection key during that time so I m having trouble determining the cause of the issue Today I was bored enough to see if ethernet worked and it does but it s in no way handy for me to use this option I need WiFi Please help me For people who need it a short while ago I made a screenshot of the IP configurations ipconfig all through the command prompt http i tinypic com inv ph jpg nbsp

A:Wireless no longer works after having recieved new HDD

I've been struggling for a week now trying to get my wireless internet working on my "repaired" Acer computer. But till this date, I still haven't made any progress. At all. I feel my sanity slipping away from me.

My computer is able to find all the previous connections I'm familiar with, but I'm just not able to connect. I even dare to say the connections are pretty strong, so I doubt it it's the antenna(s).
But really, I wouldn't know.

I've tried pretty much every "solution" I could find on the internet, while still waiting for the Acer customer service to respond and for someone to say anything useful at the Acer forums, but it's all taking a very long time.
I recon a specific problem needs a specific solution, which is why nothing worked, so I'm hoping I'll find a clever and patient person out here who would like to help me with this mess.

Computer
It concerns an Acer Aspire X3475, running Windows 8.

Repair (replaced HDD) Details
Approximately 2 weeks ago I had to send my computer away to the Acer repair team because of a defective HDD. On oktober 15th I was in possession of my computer again, with the HDD replaced; and since day one I haven't been able to connect through WiFi.
I have two laptops sitting here, and they manage to connect just fine, so I am sure to say I find this very confusing and upsetting.
Before my computer was taken away, everything worked just fine. Nothing changed about the router/connection/key during that time, so I'm having trouble determining the cause of the issue.

Today I was bored enough to see if ethernet worked, and it does, but it's in no way handy for me to use this option. I need WiFi. Please, help me.

For people who need it, a short while ago I made a screenshot of the IP configurations (ipconfig/all) through the command prompt: http://i43.tinypic.com/inv3ph.jpg
 

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A:External Hard drive no longer works in my mac

since my macbook pro went flatClick to expand...

what does that mean?

the JPG attached strongly suggests the drive has issues
 

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A:How to unlock USB ports without admin password?

Sorry, we will not assist in circumventing such security features, especially when the machine belongs to someone else.
 

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A:New CPU and RAM = PC no longer working

What BIOS version do you have? The new CPU (Ivy Bridge) is supported by your motherboard with the F10 BIOS. You might have the F7 which supported the older Sandy Bridge CPU.

You could put the older CPU back in so the PC will work and then flash the BIOS to the newer version and then reinstall the new CPU.
 

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I found the issue, it had to do with McAfee's latest update...

http://service.mcafee.com/FAQDocument.aspx?id=TS101446
 

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A:Laptop speakers no longer work

if you where to plug in some headphones do you still get sound???
 

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A:External hard drive dock no longer being recognized as USB 2.0

mavrick3020 said:





Alright, I've had this problem for the last few weeks. I have a Alura-tek USB2.0 SATA hard drive dock that I use with a 2TB WD Caviar Green. After using this dock on a different computer a few weeks ago, I came home to find that win7 was requiring me to install drivers for a new USB controller. It installed as a Generic USB controller and the hard drive dock was tied to it. I then get the message "This device can perform faster" and "click here for a list of ports..." It shows 6 ports, for the 6 ports I have on my computer under the two existing usb controllers I have. I've tried uninstalling the new controller, deleting the infcache.1 file and tried using the device on a different pc. It works find on other pc's, but not on my main desktop. I can't seem to find the problem. Also, the computer I used it with before it stopped working was running DeepFreeze, if that means anything.Click to expand...

1) I'm guessing it says it's a Generic USB Hub ( not a Generic controller). (Check Device Manager)

2) If you look at the USB controllers in Device Manager, at least one controller name should include word Enhanced and/or include the number 2? (Those are the 2.0 controllers)

3) Do you have the power adapter connected on your drive dock station before you connect the USB cable to the computer?
 

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A:HDMI no longer working

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A:Radeon HD 5600 VPU recover has reset... no longer responding to graphics driver

When in safe mode, Windows is not using the graphics card driver. While it is in safe mode the graphics card is still being used. If it wasn't, you wouldn't get any display at all.

Download the current AMD/ATI graphics driver that is compatible with your operating system. Then uninstall the old graphics driver from Add and Remove Programs (XP) or Programs and Features (Vista and Windows 7). Install the new driver and see if that fixes your problem.

Go here for your driver: http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/Pages/index.aspx
 

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A:Dell Studio laptop got switched off abruptly and no longer turns on

Does the laptop sound like it is powering up OK? e.g. can you near the CPU fan running, if you listen closely underneath can you hear the hard disk working?

What exactly happens when you press the power button?
Do you see the display light up slightly, but nothing show?
 

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A:Tap-to-click touchpad issue, existing forums no longer helping

Touchpad problem.

I don't use a laptop, but have written about this 'fix' before, and I was told it works.
http://code.google.com/p/touchfreeze/
 

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Take it back to the local repair place... Have them check it once more
 

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A:ASRock MB will no longer recognize video card or install correct drivers

Could the fact that it isn't recognized by my PC be do to a lack of power from my psu? I have a raidmax 530w psu and min for the card is 400 so I figured I was okay... There is no place on the card to hook a cable from the psu to. It gets all its power straight from the MB... I dunno if that info will help any
 

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A:CD-RW drive will no longer burn CDs. Why?

Found this: http://club.myce.com/f105/tsstcorp-ts-l632d-problems-188364/

I haven't gone through all the postings, but post # 15 & 69 might be of help.
 

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A:Can no longer connect to the Internet

OK, try this. (knowing your version of windows would help)

Clcik on Start and type cmd into the search box.

In Vista and Win7 then right click on cmd in the popup menu and select "Run as Administrator"
In XP just hit the Enter key.

Then type these two command exactly as typed here with the gap. Hit the Enter key after each one. Then try the connection again.

ipconfig /release
ipconfig /renew

If this does not work please state your version of Windows for further assistance.
 

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A:Maxtor lll external HDD no longer recognized by my computer

Try the external on another computer. If it is not detected by another computer, take it in for repair or take the drive out of the enclosure yourself. You might be able to attach the drive to your computer like a second drive and attempt to recover any data that way
 

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A:HDD suddenly no longer detected, is it toast?

You should probably find out how many watts your PSU is. Your card has a bit of a draw on it.

If you get a new hard drive you won't have a problem with installing Windows. First time I reinstalled, I just had to call some phone number for an automated activation, second time, didn't even need to do that.

You'll probably do ok with getting a new hard drive, but if you have another one you can use, just to check that its the HD not the mobo, that would be better.

Do you have any heat monitoring software installed? If not, you should install one.
 

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A:USB ports no longer working, stemming from mobo?

Very odd symptoms... I'd suggest you try booting into an alternate non-Windows OS, if your USB ports still don't work then you've ruled out Windows and would say it must be mobo/hardware/BIOS related i'd think.

See step #2 in link below to download and try booting into Knoppix then see if your USB ports still don't work. See How to recover your folders/files when Windows won?t boot
 

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when i look in control panel in sound there is a HDMI but it says its not plugged in

im working under windows 7 ultimate
my motherboard is msis p45 platinum ms - 7512

p.s. i have some knowledge of computers but not to much any help would be greatly apreciated
if there is a similar thread i apologize
 

A:After a BIOS reset I no longer have sound

See if this might help to start Reference Guide to Help Setup and Troubleshoot Windows Audio and Sound Cards
 

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About 1 year ago i bought UPS ( Discovery ), it has three outputs ( 220v - 3.6A ) and the input is 220-240v - 6A max.
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What would be the problem ?

Thanx.....
 

A:UPS no longer charges

We have about 100 or more APC's here 110v and the batteries normally sound an alarm when they go bad (anywhere from 1 to 2 Years). Our server batteries last considerably longer and of course are more expensive.
Does the Discovery have that ability?
battery replacements run from $30 to 70 depending on size.
 

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A:New installation of Windows 7 no longer sees IDE CD/DVD drives

Try this fix from MS:
http://support.microsoft.com/gp/cd_dvd_drive_problems
 

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You can't legally used your Desktop's recovery media on your laptop (also because usually manufacturer's build such medium for a particular piece of hardware, with all drivers etc. pre-installed).

I think you can either choose to run Ubuntu or you can get one of those cheap OEM windows media from e.g. newegg. However, one draw back of this is, I believe you can't get any help from Microsoft directly, if you ever need it.
 

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A:Folders no longer visible, possible corruption

You can try a data recovery application, it may be able to recover the data. I use GetDataBack but there are others.

If you're using the external drive for a backup, where's the original data?
 

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A:Philips DVD8631 no longer reading blank DVDs

I would replace the drive before reformatting the system. It sounds like the optical drive is failing.
 

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Hard Drive: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...3&cm_re=WD_Caviar_Blue-_-22-136-113-_-Product $44.99

RAM: http://redirectingat.com/?id=951X49...com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231193 $95.99

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Power Supply: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139004&Tpk=550VX $89.99

Unfortunately the graphics card, CPU, and motherboard are no longer available on newegg.
 

A:Certain parts no longer available

What is your question? Do you want suggestions for substitutes or are you asking someone else to find it for you?

BTW, the motherboard, CPU and RAM links are bad. Notice they all start with "redirectingat.com," not newegg.com. Regarding the graphics card, perhaps you can find another HD Radeon 5770 you can live with. Also, there are other outlets besides Newegg.
 

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try the SD card with another PC...if it shows space in a diferent PC then u definitely have messed up your Windows a bit.
 

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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.
What you want to do is usually very difficult in the best of circumstances.
 

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A:Graphics card no longer works (9500gt)

Have you installed the nVidia Forceware driver for WIndows 7 ? Make sure you get the one for the appropriate operating system 32 bit or 64 bit.
Have you removed the card and physically checked it's condition?- Is there any lingering burnt smell or obvious scorch marks? if no then...

If your graphics card is branded (i.e Asus, Gigabyte, XFX etc) then go the the manufacturers website and download from there, if not then nVidia's latest Forceware driver (195.62) is available from the nVidia site here
http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us

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A:Monitor no longer detected on machines running 7 or XP

The failure is not uncommon. It is the manufacturing fault of the Acer, and Acer will not help you.
When it is "worn out" it has reached the end of its useful product live. Acer warranties it for a year, but you pay shipping, and it takes quite a while to get it back. If older Acer, parts are not available, and it will be trouble when you find them.
The KVM switch is not part of the problem, in our experience.
Yes this is typical with a lot of Acer 19 inches that are more than 18 months old.
 

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A:Will upgrading the bios firmware on a Latitude D630 delete the bios admin password?

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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I really need this to transfer all my documents to a laptop so any help will be really great. Thanks.
 

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pete
 

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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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A:Cascading routers - how to access admin features from one to the other?

first some basics;

examine the router (the box itself). everything attached to a LAN slot will default to
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second; to manage the configuration of a specific router:
a) WIRE a system directly to it
b) login to the router config page using the current router's ip-address

if your network is
modem---router#1----router#2---router#3

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Should I pay to have it diagnosed or is it just DOA?
 

A:Inspiron B130 shuts down, no longer turns on?

First, check your power adapter by exchanging with another, because a failed power adapter (regardless of the green light) is the most common failure on the B130.
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Check your cables to the drives by unplugging the power cord, then removing the cables, and reinserting them. then restore the power cord.
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A:Computer no longer burning viewable video

I may have missed this, but how old are your burners? It sounds like you need new ones. The average is 3-5 years, but I know people who have had them last longer.
 

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A:Video Card no longer detected or installing drivers

Try here:
http://www.nvidia.com/object/notebook_drivers.html
 

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

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3-5 years down the roadClick to expand...

??

If you said 6months to one year, then maybe it could be answered

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Code:

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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

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if someone can help me,contact me

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

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A:Board no longer works after flashing BIOS (Need Help!)

Are you sure it's checking the nvram?
Because if that's the problem, you'll either have to use a solder iron, or buy a new motherboard....

I'm sorry.
(Not meaning to be rude, but don't have time to go into more details right now)
 

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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.

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Hello and welcome to Techspot.

I agree with your diagnosis of either a faulty psu or a dead mobo.

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