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Need Admin Permission, But I am in Admin Group

Q: Need Admin Permission, But I am in Admin Group

Hello I am having a lot of issues with my work computer and the IT guy here doesnt know what is wrong I am suppossed to have Admin Privileges But I am not able to download programs or delete shortcuts from my desktop For example when I try to go to quot Local Secuirty Policy quot it says quot Access is denied quot quot You do not have permission to perform this operation quot Now everyone in my company people is linked over a shared network I beleive the user accounts are linked too In other words my coworkers can sign on to in am Need I Permission, Admin Admin But Group their account on my computer even though they do not have any local information stored My username that I see when I press the start button is quot PSI Staff quot When I open the quot Local Users and Groups quot window the only users Need Admin Permission, But I am in Admin Group I see are quot Administrator quot quot Guest quot and quot Nadia quot I do not see quot PSI Staff quot So I Need Admin Permission, But I am in Admin Group am assuming that quot Nadia quot is quot PSI Staff quot However when I right click on any document click properties and then click secuirty I see the following image Attached All I want is to have admin rights Any one have any ideas at all
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I scanned an image using my Epson NX 400 usb all-in-one printer. Then I tried to save it to my external USB enclosed sata drive. I haven't had any problem like this before. They said, I didn't have permission. I am running the laptop as an administrator. What other permission do I need? Antivirus and firewall software is all up and funny functional.

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I'm new to Windows 7.

I'm still trying to master the file permissions.. I need some help and I'd appreciate it if someone could help me out.

I have a folder with mp3s (created with my old Windows XP system). I've included this mp3s folder in the "my music" library and then I inspected the folder and took ownership of it together with everything it contains (following instructions I found on the Net).

Nevertheless, when I'm trying to delete or move a file I get the message that I need to provide administrator permission! But I thought I am both administrator and owner...

Also, when listen to the songs with WinAmp, it seems I cannon save any song data. I get: Cannot save metadata: Error opening file.

I suppose, it's an aspect of the very same problem.

What am I missing?


A:I need admin permission to delete/move file (but I'm both admin/owner)

Take a look on the properties of the folder see if you have an unblock button . If you do click on it .
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Try to create new user with admin rights and see, if same issue happens there.
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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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Some directories can not be deleted. Also, some files.Give some specific examples, please.,156024.0.html
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Quote: Originally Posted by bellaneph

how do I add these permissions to my account? I'm trying to change "How a Service is Started" and it won't let me without one of these persmissions. thx

Is your account a standard user, or a member of the admin group? You can check cpanel>users>your user. Does it say admin?
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A:Admin account stopped being admin even when admin is checked!

Should be easy, create a New Administrator account and give it permissions to use the software.
User Account - Create
Procedure for Seven is the Same as For Vista.
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Is this frustrating!!!

A:Need Permission.... BUT I AM THE ADMIN

You don't have control of the file you need to change the permissions in the properties of the files.

Take Ownership of file
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A:how to get admin permission??

What exactly are you asking?

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Contact the owner of the administrator account on your computer/network.
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Please help.

A:Can't get Admin Permission

Hi imbond,

Give this a try:

1.Open Control Panel.
2.Under User Account and Family settings click on the "Add or remove user account".
3.Click on one of the user accounts, for example you can use the Guest account.
4.Under the user account click on the "Go to the main User Account page" link.
5.Under "Make changes to your user account" click on the "Change security settings" link.
6.In the "Turn on User Account Control (UAC) to make your computer more secure" click to unselect the "Use User Account Control (UAC) to help protect your computer". Click on the Ok button.
7.You will be prompted to reboot your computer. Do so when ready.


Let me know if that helps!
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I've had enough. This problem must be taken care of.

All help appreciated.

A:admin permission at every boot

Why don't you uncheck them inside msconfig

Click on the button type msconfig inside the Search programs and files and press <Enter> on the keyboard . Once you're on the System Configuration window click on the Startup tab and uncheck those programs from starting up . Click Ok and then click on Exit without Restart and restart manually .
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A:Permission denied even with admin?

Because you probably don't have access.

But you can take ownership and assign the permissions you need.

Take Ownership of file
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A:provide admin permission???

Am I seeing duplicates or those topics getting so popular nowadays?

Ok anyway, if turning off didn't helped you
User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings

And you think you are still being to much limited you may try this method:
Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable

The built-in Administrator account is an account that has full access and permission on the computer. This will show you how to enable or disable the built-in Administrator account in Windows 7.

So try using build-in Administrator

Warning: From security point of view using Build-in Administrator considered high security risk.
But as I already told on the hundreds of the same threads, it's your system and your choice.

I have showed you how to do and warned that it is insecure and unsafe.
I myself is under Limited User Account not even thinking about using build-in Administrator for my regular stuff.

If you need more information, just ask.
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try enabling the hidden admin account
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Thank you.

A:Deleted admin account and now have no permission to do anything!!!!!

Hello petitejete,

You will find many threads where this problem has occurred. The only way you can resolve this is to activate the hidden Administrator account and use it to create a new admin account on your system. This will then give you back the ability you had before. The only way you can do this is to run Option 4 in the following tutorial. You will need to use the Microsoft Tech Bench rather than the Media Creation Tool to download a Windows ISO that matches your current W10 version.

Administrator account - Enable or Disable in Windows 10
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A:Windows 7 Admin Permission problems

Right click the installer and select Run as administrator.

To put it simply, you are an administrator, not THE administrator.

Your Windows 7 system is THE administrator. You can get round the nag prompt or error by disabling UAC but this isn't advisable unless you are confident in what you do.

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Perhaps Take Ownership of it:

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Right click on the program shortcut and select troubleshoot compatibility - then select the second choice - then check the 3rd option (The program requires additional permission) - Then Start The Program...
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Right click on the program and select Run as administrator. After providing administrative credentials, the program will run as though it had been launched in that account, even though you are still in a standard account.
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Unfortunately runas does not work for Windows Updates via Internet Explorer.

Is it possible to give a single user the permission to run updates without compromising the system security. The user should get this rights only temporarily. Similar to the runas behaviour.


A:Windows Update with Admin Permission

Use the built-in Administrator account. If you have never set a password for this account, you can logon by leaving the password field blank. I would suggest that you not leave it that way, but set a password, one that you can remember, and also write it down and keep it in a safe place.

I would also advise using a password reset disk and keep that in a safe place:

From Start > Help and Support:
"To create a password reset disk
The Forgotten Password Wizard lets you create a password reset disk that you can use to recover your user account and personalized computer settings if you forget your password.

The steps to perform this task differ depending on whether your computer is a member of a network domain or is part of a workgroup (or is a stand-alone computer).

My computer is on a domain:

Press CTRL+ALT+DELETE to open the Windows Security dialog box.
Click Change Password.
Click Backup to open the Forgotten Password Wizard.
Click Next and then follow the instructions as they appear on the screen.

My computer is not on a domain:

The steps to perform this task differ depending on the type of user account you have.

If you have a computer administrator account

Open User Accounts in Control Panel.
Click your account name.
Under Related Tasks located on the left side of the window, click Prevent a forgotten password.
In the Forgotten Password Wizard, follow the instructions as they appear on the screen.
If you have a limited account

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In the Forgotten Password Wizard, follow the instructions as they appear on the screen.

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Whenever you want to run Windows Update (the first Tuesday of the month is the MS default date for updates, although critical/security updates/patches are made available on an unscheduled basis), logon as Administrator, run Windows Update (if some update requires a computer restart, you will need to logon again as Administrator after the restart in order for that update to complete) and when Windows Update has completed all its tasks, logoff the Administrator account and then logon to your own account that you use regularly.

I always advise never using an account in the Administrators Group to run routinely. Always use an account in a lessor priviledged account group for normal use as a security measure.

You can visit my homepage and click on Simple Security.
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I am the admin of my PC and I cant save images to this location.


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A:Cant Save Request Admin Permission

Unless you are using the hidden administrator account, you are really a pseudo-administrator.

Why are you trying to save pictures to that location?

I try to avoid saving anything on my OS partition.
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Double Post. Please refrain from doing this.
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What are the full paths and filenames you want deleted?

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Where did you get the install media from?

Please Run sfc /scan now using option 2 in this tutorial: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

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Hmmm...sounds like you are infected by Microsoft :)
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Quote: Originally Posted by mesososo

My account type is administrator.
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This article should help Take Ownership Shortcut

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A:Tired of Windows 7 telling me I need Admin permission!

Hi -

For file movement, activate the Windows 7 hidden admin account.
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Originally Posted by qwerty31

Several related problems in one.

First off, I'm using this thread as a jump-off point.

Tired of Windows 7 telling me I need Admin permission!

Nothing recommended in this thread worked for me. I haven't been able to restart in safe mode (Tried holding down F8, nothing different happened, just logged in normally).

The solution is posted in there, just not step by step on how to fix it (though I wouldn't consider it a "fix"). If that annoys you, then disable UAC.


Tech Support Forum - View Single Post - Administrator

This idea did not work. I get "System error 5 has occured. Access is denied."

Turning UAC off did not work (sliding that bar all the way down to the bottom). I did restart after I did that so that the changes would take effect.

Disabling UAC had a sliding bar?? Which OS are you using, and version (Vista or 7; starter, home, pro, ultimate, or enterprise)?
I can help you further if I knew that info.


Add "Take Ownership" to Explorer Right-Click Menu in Win 7 or Vista - How-To Geek

This post explaining how to take ownership did not work. I've tried to take ownership the normal way, too, but neither work.

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Any help out there? Thanks in advance.

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What and where is the location of the data you are attempting to gain control of? Same hard drive? Same partition? Different user account in the same Windows install?

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Hello Jack, and welcome to Seven Forums.

It may be some sort of permissions issue with them not having read access to the Wallpaper folder. You might see if having the image in one of the C:\Users\Public folders may work instead.

Desktop Background - Specify and Prevent Change

Hope this helps,
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Have you checked the RPC service on the server? Manually stop and restart it as well.
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Nothing, no one has ever seen this?
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Helloooooo??? Anybody out there?

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you cant change an admins pw from a guest all

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For a long time I've had much difficulty understanding the exact difference between the computer administrator and a user whose type is administrator On my system there are two administrators - one known as quot Administrator quot and another with my name Gary or Gary and Susan Each administrator has their own profile I used Windows Professional The distinction doesn't matter to system operation in general With MS Office Professional however it does When I start MS Word All Office features MS user with but work not admin Admin with Pro or MS Excel as myself for example it won't let me access the help files When I try to a message states quot There is a problem with All MS Office Pro features work with Admin but not with admin user one All MS Office Pro features work with Admin but not with admin user or more installed help files Please repair your office installation and try again quot I ran the repair program successfully but as myself I can't access the help files When I log in as user quot administrator quot I can but the access is limited I can also access all features of the program in safe mode Yet when I log in as myself I can only access the help files if I run the program as an administrator This perplexes me because my user type is administrator This problem has occurred with other programs from time to time Would someone please help me understand this and is there a workaround I can set the privilege level to administrator which will permit me unrestricted access to the help files but then a dialog box appears every time I start the program which I'd prefer to not see All MS Office Pro features work with Admin but not with admin user
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For a long time I've had much difficulty understanding the exact difference between the computer administrator and a user whose type is administrator On my system there are two administrators - one known as quot Administrator quot and another with my name Gary or Gary and Susan Each administrator has their own profile I used Windows Professional The distinction doesn't matter to system operation in general With MS Office Professional however it does When I start MS Word or MS Excel as myself for example it won't let me access the help files When I try to a message states quot There is a problem with one Pro work not MS user features All but admin with Admin Office with or more installed help files Please repair your office installation and try again quot I ran the repair program successfully but as myself All MS Office Pro features work with Admin but not with admin user I can't access the help files When I log in All MS Office Pro features work with Admin but not with admin user as user quot administrator quot I can but the access is limited I can also access all features of the program in safe mode Yet when I log in as myself I can only access the help files if I run the program as an administrator This perplexes me because my user type is administrator This problem has occurred with other programs from time to time Would someone please help me understand this and is there a workaround I can set the privilege level to administrator which will permit me unrestricted access to the help files but then a dialog box appears every time I start the program which I'd prefer to not see