A type of user account on an operating system which will typically allow all functions to be performed to a computer, including (but not limited to) the creation and restriction of user accounts, installing software or drivers, or changing operating system options.

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“Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file.” error on windows 8, WITH JUST INSTALLATION EXE , NOT executable shortcuts

I am the Admin on windows 8 enterprise, I have my UAC prompt turned off. I ALWAYS (regardless of UAC prompt settings) receive this error when running ALL EXE files which are only installation packages ...
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There are multiple TEMP* accounts in \Users\ since switching to a limited account

Ever since I switched my normal Windows 7 user account to a limited account (for some reason the default is an admin account ◔_◔), there have been multiple TEMP* accounts accumulating in C:\Users. ...
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How to apply the “Run as Administrator” option for all executables in a folder

I have a Windows 7 PC in which I have a folder with a lot of .exe files in it. I want to grant Administrator privileges by default to all these executables: I can do it by picking them one by one, ...
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How to put a script in windows start so that it runs before log in

I need to put a script in Windows 7, so that it runs before the any user has logged on to the computer. The script needs to keep on running after logging in by any user. So, the script runs as long ...
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How to allow multiple users to access Internet Information Services Manager

I have a network that at the moment consists of 2 domain controllers, and 2 web servers (all machines have Windows Server 2008 R2 loaded. I am using IIS 7 to hot the web sites. The initial set up was ...
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Administrator account disabled, can't boot into safe mode

I recently obtained a used windows 7 computer. The only visible user had administrator privileges, and its name was that of the previous owner's. I changed the name via User Accounts ► Change your ...
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aireplay-ng command not found

I just downloaded and installed Kali Linux on my MacBook Pro (dual boot) to mess around with penetration testing - I have experience with aircrack-ng, but it was a while ago (and I was at least ...
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.exe is not a valid Win32 application?

So, I don't know what has happened to my computer but I can't access some of the programs. I can't open cmd via administrator, wampserver, etc. I can't even change my computer time; it says I don't ...
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Put an item in Startup folder without admin rights

I need to put a script in windows 7 (Enterprise) at startup after the login, but I don't have the admin rights. We need to put it for all users who use this computer. I share a computer at work ...
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Why do I have to manually add Local Activation permission for domain account even if it's a member of the local Administrators group?

A SQL Server 2012 agent job was failing with: The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID {...} and APPID ...
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Windows7: how to put an item in startup directory without Admin rights

I share my work computer with 3 other employees. It would be very helpful to run a script at startup for all of us. It is a big company, and there is a lot of red tape for everything!!! So, we ...
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Elevate cmd to admin with command prompt?

Is there anyway to enable administrator access instead of having to right click command prompt and run as administrator? I tried runas /user:administrator CMD (prompts for password) net user ...
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Windows 8.1 update error 'you need to use an account with administrator privileges'

I have a Dell inspiron and am having the same issue. When I download the Windows 8.1 update from the store it tells me that I must have administrative rights. I created a new account with ...
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System logs in to Administrator [duplicate]

My Windows 7 system automatically logs into the Administrator account without user input. Why does it do this?
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Install OS on bare metals without physical access

I have a cluster of computers in a data center remotely and we have been given the "root" access politically&technically. However, they are using Redhat and we want to install Debian on it and ...
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Can I restore administrator privileges to an accidentally downgraded domain account without access to the domain controller?

I have an old XP Pro machine that belonged to a long-dead domain. I had an administrator account on the machine which allowed me to use it effectively, if infrequently, on a roaming profile. I also ...
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Windows installation user account

Since I'm not supposed to run day to day as an administrator and should be using a normal user account, what do I do about the user that is created during installation of Windows? During ...
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How to let standard user run an application that asks for administrator previleges [duplicate]

I have an application that asks for adminin previleges to run on a user account with standard previleges on a Windows 7 OS. Assuming that there is no way of him knowing the Admin password what would ...
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Cannot log on to Windows after deleting administrator account

This is a hilarious question but please help. My colleague's got a desktop from others today, and the desktop has only one account, the Administrator. He wanted to create his own account in control ...
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Can the only administrator account password be reset on Windows 8? [duplicate]

I have setup a machine for a relative that have children, I made myself an account on the computer which is the only administrator account. I have forgotten the password that I had setup the ...
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Why does Autocad only work when i 'run as administrator'

I installed AVG on my fathers WIndows XP machine and i suspect it has caused the following problem either directly or indirectly (through its OS setup recommendations eg Windows firewall). He has ...
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Dropbox fails with “Dropbox requires administrator rights to continue, but could not elevate (unexpected error 6)” during installation

I just tried to install Dropbox on a users Windows 7 64 bit machine at work...and the installation program asked for my administrator password. When I type it in I get the error: "Dropbox ...
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I have 18 brand new laptops - how can i blanket install software (quickest) [closed]

So my work received a delivery of 18 laptops, all windows 8 and full of bloatware. Is there any way I can format, install W7 and all the software needed easily and efficiently for all 18? Am i going ...
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Mac - Allow user to run MAMP

Whenever I start or quit MAMP, Mac OS asks me for the root password. Thats annoying. How can I prevent that? I use only 1 account on my OS. I want MAMP to be controlled without asking for the ...
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Get administrative right in windows command line [duplicate]

I am not trying to do cheeky things, but my need is just to have two scripts for adding or removing IP routes using the following command in batch scripts: Add route: @echo off route add -p ...
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Adding user to localgroup administrators through command line

during OSD from SCCM When creating a new machine I wanna create a local user called 'ITadmin' And add that to the Administrators group The following commands, I add as 'command lines' to my task ...
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Is there a shortcut to open Command prompt in Administrator mode

It is fast and easy to open command prompt on windows: Win + R and cmd. It is also possible to open the command prompt as an administrator: Right click on the icon and run as administrator. But this ...
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Auto-startup for Just Gestures (run as admin)

I cannot get the program Just Gestures (http://justgestures.com/) to start up automatically upon booting up. I have made sure to select the option in the preferences ...
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How to lauch Windows 8 Apps with no UAC while being “Super-Admin”?

Under Windows 8; if you activate the default "Built-in Administrator" account, you can't launch Windows 8 Metro Interface Apps anymore. Windows says : "This application cannot be activated by the ...
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Being full admin under Windows 8 [duplicate]

With Windows 8, every time I want to copy/paste/modify/write a file under the Windows partition, I get a message saying : "You must be administrtor to copy/paste/modify/write in this folder/file". I ...
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Turn off administrative share on Windows 7

I have removed the administrative shares, but the shares are re-enabled after rebooting. I have also tried the editing the registry as described in this Microsoft forum post, but it's also re-enabled ...
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Member of Administrator Group in Windows is Displaying Administrators as Owner

Currently (and by default, I suppose), when a member of the Administrator group in Windows creates a file, the Administrators group has ownership of that file. How can I go about changing the default ...
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How to run a batch script which is on a server, but it should be run on a PC remotely

There are many batch scripts on one of our servers that are shared to everyone. These are scripts like Robocopying, portable apps, etc. I am in tech support, and when someone asks me (for example) "I ...
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Service Group Policy Client blocks administrator [duplicate]

After having solved some problems I managed to restart my computer again, but when I tried to log in after the first update I got the message that the Group Policy Client service did not allow me to ...
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Load an remote Operating System to the local machine to work like local operating system

Could anyone of you suggest some method(idea) for loading an OS from a remote server to the local machine hard disk. Please see the scenario here, for more clarification. Imagine one guy has his own ...
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BDE Administrator closes unexpectedly when open database

I don't know what happened on my Windows XP Home system for doing this, always worked perfectly but now when i try open a database the DBE Administrator closes unexpectedly without showing any error. ...
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Running a program as non-admin from an admin script? [duplicate]

I have a batch script that runs some programs at once. One of them requires admin access, so it's fine to manually give it. But now I am adding another admin program. I would not like to manually give ...
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Google chrome dependency error - libnss3

I downloaded the .deb file from Google chrome website. Then started installing. But suddenly the software center shows a dependency not satisfied error. Some thing like given below. Dependency not ...
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Why is the “Run as Administrator” checkbox disabled?

I have a .bat file that cannot allow me to set it to run as admin as required by going to the Properties box and check for Privilege checkbox. But mine is disabled as below snapshot. What can I do ...
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How do I access administrator account from standard user on window 7 if I don't know the password to the administrator account [duplicate]

Thanks for the help. I forgot my admin account password and want to log in through standard because its the only one I can access. any suggestions?
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How to run commands as admin in Windows

OS: Windows Vista I would like to press WIN+R and run commands I enter there as admin for example: mstsc /span -admin like this. ( i know -admin does nothing )
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How to grant Windows 8 admin rights without admin account?

Unfortunately I derp'ed and locked myself out of my admin account. I have a non-admin account that I can still log onto. I don't have access to another computer to try some of the many other methods ...
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MySQL not starting Error 1067, error with InnoDb recovery

The Log file states this.. could you please help 2014-01-22 16:24:51 5484 [Note] Plugin 'FEDERATED' is disabled. 2014-01-22 16:24:51 5484 [Warning] option 'innodb-autoextend-increment': unsigned ...
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Installers' default behaviour changed

Windows 7 has always have the default behaviour where if I wanted to intall some software there was a shield icon on top of the installer icon and then it would ask me for administrator rights. I ...
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Set a couple of permissions for a specific user

I don't know if I worded my question right, if I haven't I apologize. What I would like to achieve is the following for a specific, non-admin user on my computer: Require admin password for ...
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Active Directory USN Rollback issue

I have a virtual test environment that I've copied 2 DCs into, they are.. van-dc01 van-dc02 Once I power up both VMs, I get errors in the event log related to USN Rollback issue The van-dc02 ...
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Fresh Win7 x64 install, no user has admin access and admin account is disabled

Well, I consider myself a "power user" for about a decade, I've done countless Windows installations (starting with '95, IIRC) and even some Linux, but this is just astounding... never had this happen ...
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Robocopy Issues

I try to backup my data with robocopy but having some problems with that: First thing is, that robocopy copys files that already exists and hasn't been changed. Also the output looks horrible if it ...
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Windows 7 - Why can I not edit the Start > All Programs Menu if I am an Administrator?

I want to move around some items in my Windows 7 Start > All Programs Menu, but Windows does not allow me to do so, even though my User Account is an Administrator Account (it is, in fact, the only ...
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How can i avoid teamviewer to ask for an administrator password everytime I open it?

On MacOSX, I have recently upgraded from Teamviewer 8 to 9. I uninstall old application properly and reinstalled it by double clicking dmg and following instructions. Now everytime i want to open ...