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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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 ...
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Windows Store not recognizing Admin privileges

I'm trying to upgrade a new Dell laptop with Windows 8 to Windows 8.1. Using the default user logon created at initial boot, trying to upgrade to 8.1 via the Windows Store, I get the following error: ...
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Installing a process as a service on Windows 8 without “Administrator” account? [duplicate]

I am trying to start httpd.exe on windows 8 as a service. This is the instruction that is giving me problems: Start apache in a DOS box: >httpd.exe Install as a service: >httpd.exe -k install ...
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Is it okay to use an administrator account for everyday use if UAC is on?

Since I switched to Windows 7 about 3 years ago, and now using Windows 8.1, I have become familiar with the concept of User Account Control and used my PC the following way: a standard account which I ...
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Windows 8.1: administrator account has access denied to other partitions

UAC is activated for the administrator. With Windows 8 everything is okay. After the upgrade to 8.1, the administrator account is denied to access the every partition except the one containing ...
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Admin's permission to copy a file into Program Files folder

I tried to copy some files into a subfolder in 'C:\Program Files' folder but it failed with an error message 'You'll need to provide administrator permission to copy this file'. I am the only user of ...
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Administrator, mass password change

my company hired new IT admin and we agreed to set up new admin password. How to change it via script or other way because logging to someone else via remote desktop takes too much time. Obviously i ...
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Allow a user to run a program as administrator permanently [duplicate]

Users in my domain are usually standard users, aka do not have Admin rights. However, there is one program that needs to be run as Administrator to function properly. Is it possible to permanently run ...
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Preventing admin users from accessing other admin users’ files

Is there a way to prevent a user who has administrator privileges from accessing the files of another user with admin privileges in Windows Server 2008?
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Can a wifi admin see what's on my phone [closed]

I have a few apps I would prefer the admin of my house to not see, I was wondering what the wifi admin can see on my phone from the desktop. Can he see my previous browsing on my internet? My apps ...
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Someone is hooking me? [closed]

I have some ticket on customer site I'm dealing with. My application uses 3rd party app (written in Python & c++) which I don't have the code - and in my code is always failing on one server, and ...
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Delegate some admin roles, but not all?

A client has asked for a group of secondary AD admins, who is supposed to be able to help users do program updates, configure printers etc. The client really want to prevent this group of secondary ...
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How can I change the default modules loaded by MODULE package

Whenever I login to our remote cluster, and when I typed "module list". There are always several unwanted modules loaded. These modules are not listed in my .bashrc file. It seems other administrator ...
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need to login to windows 8 with new Admininstrator (hidden) userID

When I was logged into my Windows 8 Dell inspiron 15-3520 as 'the' Administrator, I made 2 other admin users so I could freely use the machine as an administrator. I purposely hid them and now cannot ...
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How to determine why even the Administrator account is locked down?

I inherited a network of computers, and some of them are being used by people who need complete lock down. The previous techs before me did something that caused the Local Administrator account to ...
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Can admin monitor the chat in P2P?

I installed LAN messenger in my office machine from here. Can my network admin monitor the private chat or file transfer activities between me and my colleague? If the admin can in fact monitor the ...
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How To check user configured with root privileges

Suppose root user created a user say user1, and made entries in /etc/sudoers file for "user1" as "user1 ALL=(ALL) ALL". How can user1 check that he has privileges identical to root user ? Does it ...
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How do I tell if a program is running with admin rights

How do I tell if a particular instance of a program running on Win 7 is running with admin rights. I tried looking at "properties" from Sysinternals process explorer, but I don't know what exactly to ...
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Skip Force Shutdown

When I tell my computer to shutdown it would be nice if it just skipped over the part where it says bla bla bla app is still open. I just want it to automatically force shutdown without asking me.
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Program with admin needs to run under basic user domain account - managed service accounts?

I am looking to deploy a piece of vital software within the organization. This is a domain-based setup, with everyone having just basic user accounts. However, the software in question demands to run ...
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How to install Tomcat server using no login shell

How can we create a user account with no login shell for running the Tomcat server. What is the purpose of User Account with no login shell ? And How can no login shell user perform the installation ...
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As an outlook administrator using custom domain name, is it possible to monitor incoming emails for the users created?

I just created an administrator account on outlook with a custom domain name. Is it possible to monitor incoming emails for users that I created? If so, how can I do that? I don't see any option to do ...
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How to gain admin privileges on D-Link router if my isp is not allowing me to do so?

I switched to new ISP yesterday, they gave me a D-Link router, can't use my old router. I want to change the wireless password, went to 192.168.1.1, I can login with the the username and password user ...
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no administrator password for Windows 7

I'm a secretary and my boss set up my new Windows 7 OptiPlex 7010 (Dell) computer for me while I was on vacation (he does not remember setting any "administrator" password). We are a small office so ...
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Win7/8: When starting any link as administrator, it ignores the “Start in” setting

There are some workarounds out there to start cmd.exe as administrator in a specific path. But the problem persists for any link. For example, when starting MatLab it changes to the path in the "Start ...
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Always run a given program as an administrator in Windows 8.1 without prompt

I have set up a program to always run as an administrator using the Compatability setting in Properties, which is necessary as the program always require administrator rights. Is there a way to make ...
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SQL Server Unattended Install through SSH

I'm trying to install SQL Server from the command line through Cygwin open-ssh. The install works when I log onto the server as Administrator and execute the script through a Cygwin shell, but the ...
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How do I run control panel administrator?

I have the following problem on my Windows 7 computer: I am a member of Administrators, but do not have full Superuser privileges. I have been told that this is by design, and that I need to ...
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How to tell if a domain user is a local admin on the machine

I'd like to know if the user MYDOMAIN\SomeUser has local admin rights on the current machine. I can see if a local user account has admin by using: C:\>NET USER Mike User name ...
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Powershell systemroot in $env:path different when AC elevated

I have a strange behavior with the environment variables at my Windows XP SP3. When I logon as Administrator, the %SystemRoot% strings in PATH are substituted to C:\WINDOWS, the value of the variable ...
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recovery of password for root in Ubuntu 12.10

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my 32-bit machine using Ubuntu installer and gave a password(and the account name was 'samsung') when prompted. Later I was able to use that password for logging in, ...
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Setting up new Win7 computer without completing “First Boot” config

Someone fairly technically challenged has asked me to set up their brand new computer by installing newest updates, antivirus, chrome browser, activate windows, etc. However, they still want to be ...
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Can't login to domain as Administrator on Windows 7 Pro

I am trying to decrease user account rights on a computer running Windows 7 pro newly added to a domain. I connected to the domain fine, and when I tried to install software I got the "need ...