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I have just installed Cygwin and Openssh on my win7 box. After setting up the openssh, I can log in with my account (of course admin). But, I found my account under Ssh shell is filtered as a standard user. I know this is because UAC, but I wanna my account under ssh shell is real admin.

update: here is a way to do this, quoted from kb951016:

  1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then press ENTER.
  2. Locate and then click the following registry subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System
  3. If the LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy registry entry does not exist, follow these steps:
    • On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD Value.
    • Type LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy, and then press ENTER.
  4. Right-click LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy, and then click Modify. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK. Exit Registry Editor.

Note: This change has a impact on system security, use it at your own risk

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

disable UAC as long as you want to ssh in it:

Control Panel -> search User Account Control.

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Why are you posting in base64? – John T Jan 9 '10 at 10:52
O wait? am i? A friend of mine is coding a browser, but it seems it doesnt work that well.. will edit the answer. – Deniz Zoeteman Jan 9 '10 at 10:55
fixed with online decoder – Deniz Zoeteman Jan 9 '10 at 10:56

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