using the admin account to create shortcuts in folders of other users
Is it possible to be able to edit other users of data such as creating a shortcut for them without having to restart the computer? The same happens for messing around in Program Files, Program Files (x 86) or the Start Menu.
I'm looking forward and a simple operation that used to take seconds XP is a bread PITA in Vista and 7 because I now need to log in as administrator, disable UAC, restart, wait, you connect again as the admin, my simple management operation, re - enable user annoyance control and then restart it again.
What used to take 2 minutes now takes 10-15 minutes because of all what to expect as the computer to reboot and let me, connect.
Am I missing something? A way to drag some files where I want to make a shortcut and you NOT say "Windows cannot create the shortcut you want here. Do you want to put me on the desktop instead?
I'm supposed to be the administrator, these things really annoy me. UAC is useful to raise my usual account, but it's really annoying when it blocks the admin to do something. At least, it could give an admin logged in as the administrator the opportunity to do what he wants to do when messing around with files and folders. Even an annoying "are you sure?" would be better than being completely blocked.
If there is a way to do it, let me know. I'm not talking about 'doing the shortcut on the desktop, then copy it where you want', I want to just open an Explorer window and be able to do what I want, as I often need to perform multiple operations and the delay being the guest for everyone is really annoying and slows me down.
Especially when I compare it to Windows 95, 98, 98SE and XP, I've done this sort of thing with extensive experience.
Especially when I compare it to Windows 95, 98, 98SE and XP, I've done this sort of thing with extensive experience.
Windows9x version boosted BACK with only laughable security restrictions, it is not a good argument in support of your complaint. Your problem is caused by UAC, which was introduced in Vista. You can work around it by running Windows Explorer under elevated as follows:
- Start an elevated command prompt.
- Kill explorer.exe from this command prompt.
- Explorer.exe from this command prompt.
I went into safe mode to try to resolve a problem that is "slow". When I tried to goback to normal startup, I got an access denied message. "... May have to login using the admin account to make specified changes." I am the only user of the computer and administer and logged as soon as I turn on count it. What can I do now?
Is this the message you see:
"An access denied error was returned while attempting to change a service. You may need to log on using an administrator account to perform the changes specified"
If so, I bet you have a HP printer, because there is an HP PML driver that produces this effect of nuisance. It is only a nuisance and you should still be able to make your changes of msconfig, and they should stick. However, if she is really bugging you, you can watch this:
I was doing annoyed recently how my computer asked "permission to the administrator. I have an Admin account and a guest account, but I use only the Admin account. However, whenever I do anything it requires permission. This includes the removal of files, save files, moving files, rename files, etc. Even with the files and programs. I can't find the settings I lack, and it becomes really upset me.
I should add that I'm still able to do things, it's just that it ask for permission each time. Any help would be appreciated.
The feature you are referring is called User Account Control, or UAC for short. It is supposed to make your computer more secure, however, if you despise as many other people do, fortunately for you, there is a simple way to get rid of him.
1. open start > Control Panel
2. in the search box at top right, type in uacand select change user account control settings
3. to turn off UAC, move the slider to never notify position. Save your settings and to provide your final confirmation. You will need to restart your PC for the changes to take effect.
We have created the administrator account during Setup and were able to connect to the Web interface, but we cannot use this admin to access the CLI using ssh, always denied permission. Is there something wrong? Any help will be appreciated.
Accounts of the web interface and the CLI are different. There are different usenames and passwords defined for each. The GUI admin account does not have access to the CLI
The admin account is hidden and it seems as my user account, but what built allowed me to install the drivers it isn't now. Impossible to install a wireless card to get on the web.
I followed the previous advice and used the SafeMode (F8) and got to the login screen, but my account does not allow me to view the account Admin don't want to rebuild again if I can avoid it. Any advice would be very welcome.
Edit the registry key doesn't help either not that my account has no rights to add a key
According to Microsoft: "This isn't a problem... it's a feature"...
The normal behavior for Windows XP is to hide the built-in Administrator account once another user account is created. Not rebuild your machine again because it happen. One way around this problem is to create another administrator-capable user as an unprivileged user. Then, when the account is not built-in Administrator, you will have a visible connection as admin user.
As it is now, your solution is simple. On the normal startup login screen, hit twice by the Ctrl-Alt-Delete key combination. This will bring up a login screen standard where you can enter the user name and password (if any) of the built-in Administrator and you connect to your computer to a normal startup mode and make the changes you want. (I recommend that you create a 2nd Admin user with the control panel of users)
I'm on a computer with Windows Vista 64-bit home problems.
I normally have the computer configured to connect automatically to a non privileged user and rarely use the admin account.
Recently, I downloaded an update (Finally, more like a relocation to the latest version) and realized that I need the admin account to install properly for all users that UAC would make things a royal PITA with a zillion prompts.
I quickly disconnected and logged in as admin. Then, I realized that the installation file has been stored in the "downloads" folder in my regular account.
Worse still, I could not access this folder, or I couldn't tab of future security. All I could do was to 'change the property' to my admin account, but I really didn't block me on these issues. Even from Explorer using "run as administrator" gave me problems, although the DIR command in cmd.com would be the list of people.
I used the "change user" function to log my account regular and checked the Security tab and saw that the "Administrators" Group had already read and checked 'total control '. Why can't access the admin account? As an admin with XP, I had free access to everything I wanted to leave that I wanted.
What happens if I was a parent and wanted to check to make sure that my child was not software piracy or download illegal music that would get stuck with the fines because I'm his guardian? How would I go about checking his records?
What happens if I was an employer at a small office using working groups and wanted to ensure that the employee was not downloading pornography?
How can I use the powers of the administrator to access other files (regular) user?
Why do I still need to ask this question? It was automatic under NT, 2000, XP and the various servers at least as high as 2003.
I found the problem, it was ANOTHER problem with Norton Security Suite for Comcast.
I uninstalled and did not only to release 100 GIGABYTES of space, my boot time has been cut to a quarter of the former time, and this problem has disappeared.
I was recently reading to make a password reset disk. I did it successfully. I also redesigned and strengthened my index of password to make it just something I'll remember.
I also read that I could also connect to my laptop using my administrator account, if I forgot my password for the regular user. I don't know how to do this. The Vista Welcome screen shows my normal username when I start my computer. How to access my administrator account?
It comes to my laptop. I'm the only one using it.
A couple of years, I've had problems with one of the Service Packs. I had a very good help from Microsoft. One of the people helping me explained how to connect using the Admin account to display system information. I think she used the DOS prompt to change a setting. Then the Welcome screen showed the Admin account. But, if I can't log on my computer to do this, I can't do the account Admin appear on the Welcome screen. Is there another way to display the administrator account on the home screen?
Please re-read my first answer about your options.
Microsoft prohibits any help given in these Forums for you help bypass or "crack" passwords lost or forgotten.
Here's information from Microsoft, explaining that the policy:
I cannot acess my main profile and you must use the guest account
There may be several error messages and/or other conditions however these methods
should help you regain access.
If you suspect any malware, a system restore is an option:
How to make a Vista system restore
You can try to fix it with Safe Mode - repeatedly press F8 as you bootup. The ADMIN account in trunk
Mode has no default password (unless someone has changed the password so it should be available).
Some programs such as the updated Google (if you added the toolbar Google, Chrome or Google Earth)
has been known to cause this problem.
Error message when you log on a Windows Vista-based or Windows 7 using computer a
Temporary profile: "the user profile Service has no logon. Unable to load the user profile.
How to fix error "the user profile Service has no logon. User profile cannot be loaded. »
How to fix error "your user profile was not loaded correctly! You have been connected with a
temporary profile. "in Vista
BE VERY CAREFUL IF YOU USE THIS ONE:
DO NOT USE THE ACCOUNT HIDDEN ON A DAILY BASIS! If it corrupts you are TOAST.
How to enable or disable the real built-in Administrator account in Vista
Use the Admin account hidden to lower your user account APPLY / OK then wear again to
ADMIN. This allows clear of corruption. Do the same for other accounts if necessary after the
You can use the hidden - administrator account to make another account as an ADMINISTRATOR with your same
password (or two with the same password) use a test or difficulty to another.
You can run the Admin account hidden from the prompt by if necessary.
This tells you how to access the System Recovery Options and/or a Vista DVD
If you cannot access your old account, you can still use an Admin to migrate to another (don't forget
always leave to an Admin who is not used except for testing and difficulty account).
Difficulty of a corrupted user profile
I hope this helps.
I have Vista Edition Home Premium. I got the account administrator and only called 'everyday', which were both available on the Welcome screen. I was usually you log in to the admin account for my daily use of the computer, but realized that it was a bad idea. I created a new account, he made an admin account and called "administration". I changed then the administrator account, I had used so far for a standard account and named it 'everyday', which makes the account would connect you to our daily use. Finally, I created a new standard account called 'secondary' for my husband to use.
Now, when I turn on the computer, only accounts that I am able to connect in the Welcome screen are 'everyday' and 'secondary '. I tried to find articles that would already be answering my question, but good solutions I've seen do not work or are not completely suitable for my situation. I know the administrator account exists, I don't know how to connect to it. How can I access my administrator account now? Things like system restore and cmd / 'run as administrator' failure because I don't have privileges admin so I can't even begin to perform these tasks.
Any help is appreciated!
Try these steps and check the result.
Step 1: Check in safe mode
a. see start your computer in safe mode
b. check if the admin user account is listed.
Step 2: If there is no admin account, then restore the computer to an earlier time in the Windows recovery environment (WinRE)
a. Insert the Windows installation disc in the disc drive, and then start the computer.
b. press a key when you are prompted.
c. Select a language, a time, a currency, a keyboard or an input method, and then click Next.
d. click on repair your computer.
e. click the operating system you want to repair, and then click Next.
f. in the System Recovery Options dialog box, click System Restore.
g. once the system restore is complete, check if the admin user account.
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A few months ago, I created a new account on my computer for work only. I set the parental controls on the new account and only the work account. I got by without my computer for work then off the parental control. Now, I'm unable to download games without him asking for a password. I don't know what password I had used since I don't end up need it and none I've tried have worked. So, how can I, as an administrator, disable this feature? I have consulted the parental control and done everything I have seen/read that was recommended, but it won't allow me to change the settings on my own admin account without establishing a second admin account. So, how can I remove this feature from the admin, only the admin? It does not accept any next to the admin account, and even then it won't take my password.
I work at it for a few weeks now and tried everything I can think of. Today I spent most of the day trying to get this thing to work.
More details on what is happening-
-I'm going to download a game on the net while connected to my admin account
-Everything works until the final stage when he usually asks for a general permission to my antivirus
-A pop up appears which reads: you do not have the necessary permissions to use all the features of the program you are about to run. You can run this program as a different user or continue to run the program as long as the current user.
-Click on the current user and it closes, download fault.
-Enter a password for the administrator and it says I have a user name or password invalid.
-Enter my username and password and it closes, download fault.
Can someone please help with this?
Hello KS. GAL.86,
Is the problem with the account of the work that you had created that has activated the Parental control? You can only configure Parental controls on a standard account and not an administrator account.
If so, then create a new account that has not activated the parental control.
Is the issue that you are experiencing that you can not download programs as an administrator?
What is the exact error you get when you download a program?
It cannot have anything to do with Parental control.
Please answer back with more details and information.
Original title: admin deleted, now impossible to restore
I bought my laptop from my work for personal use and remove the admin users. When you try to download anything it gives me an error now, "the requested operation requires an elevation" when I put my user name and password. How can I solve this problem? Can't even do a restore without credentials. When I looked at the accounts, mine is the only one listed. Is there another way I can find out what is the admin account? My work told me a few options for the password, but was not really sure because they put in place so long ago.
Remove the admin account amounted to throw away the key of your safe. A better idea would have been to create and test an alternative admin account. Here's how you can recover from this disaster:
- Set your BIOS so that it uses the DVD drive as its primary boot device.
- Start the computer with your Windows 7 repair CD.
- Press a key when prompted to boot from the DVD.
- Select 'PC Repair' in the menu.
- Select 'Repair' when prompted.
- When you are prompted, select System Restore.
- Configure Windows to a point before you deleted the admin account.
- Plan ahead a little and create, test and document an alternative admin account, same as you have a spare emergency House key. This will save you a lot of trouble.
Hi, I have been using my 2 in 1 PC since July last year and I'd like you guys to show me the steps on How to remove an admin account and create a new user account.
Thanks for posting your question on the Microsoft community.
I would like to know some information about the problem so that we can help you better.
1. you try to delete a local administrator account?
2. are you able to connect using the Microsoft account?
Thank you for your query details.
I also like the fact you want to know how to remove an administrator account and create
a new user account.
If you are able to connect on the Microsoft account, I suggest you try the following steps to remove an administrator account.
a. press Windows + X keys and click on computer management.
b. click on "local users and groups" and then click on "users".
c. right-click on the account which you want to remove, and then click 'Remove'.
d. click 'Yes', if the prompt message.
To create a new user account, please see this article:
Create a user account
User accounts: FAQ
I hope this information helps.
Please let us know if you need more help.
I want to delete a temporary admin account I created to solve a security issue on my main admin account. In short, I want to delete one of the two accounts of user admin my operating system is the latest version of El Capitan.
Unlock the security for the users and groups pane, select the temporary account and click on the sign less at the bottom of the window to remove it.
How can I fix the operating system of the issue I'm having with my computer I did a virus scan and now I can't even do anything under the admin account I could do before the scan I can't even do anything in safe mode the standard user account was seen maleware pop ups before I did the scan the admin account had no problem before the scan is carried out I used Mcafee and it did not work it seems to have done worse and windows defender was no use which can make?
"Your question contains all the required information necessary for us to help you. Please re - write your question, this time to ensure that you have included all the information required and we will try to help. »Refer to this link for more information on: How to ask a questionIn the meantime, you can try a full system scan just to be sure.
- You receive an error message?
- What exactly are you not able to access?
Note: The data files that are infected must be cleaned only by removing the file completely, which means that there is a risk of data loss.
Some time before, I created an administrator account and a standard account and gave both a password, then, I deleted the admin account, completely forgetting to turn the other standard account to an admin.Now, whenever I try to do something that is beyond the power of a standard account to, Window Vista with ask me to type a password to admin, but there is no place to type the password. The box to type in is not there!When I tried to turn my standard account in an admin, to create a new account, or nothing to do with an account, Vista will ask me a password that I can't provide and have no where to give to command prompt to activate the hidden admin does not work too.If anyone can please help me turn my standard account now to an admin! Urgent!
Yay! It is resolved! Thank you very much! So that before I posted this, I tried to find the safe mode option, myself and the possibility to press F8 just wasn't there! Then I got stuck there... Thank you very much!
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