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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LVM: Two or more volume groups (VGs) on one physical volume (PV)

I have just a short question about LVM. A physical volume is a Partition or a whole Disk. A volume group is a container for a least one physical volume. So I know that a volume group can have more ...
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No admin privileges at all. Windows 8 64bit

So there's this computer which has two accounts on it: A regular one (with password and I know the password) An administrator (without password). You can't access or modify anything related to ...
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Administrator account does not work on Windows 10

I've enabled disabled administrator account on Windows 10 and logged into it but seems like it doesn't work. For example, if I open a command prompt from folder (shift+right click), it opens a simple ...
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Can't connect to remote machine via SSH - error: Permission denied (publickey,keyboard-interactive)

I've been trying to connect to the remote machine with the new second admin account but password was rejected. I'm very certain that I have typed the right password for the second admin account. After ...
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Office365 Exchange Spam Quarantine - Administrator Notification

Is it possible to setup a notification to be sent to Exchange administrators within Office365 when a new High-confidence spam message is quarantined? I know end-users can be notified and you can set ...
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can users install browser add ons without admin privileges?

We have a Windows 7 SOE, and users do not have administrator privileges. Is it possible for users to install Internet Explorer add-ons without administrator privileges? Thanks.
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Make A Local Admin Account On Domain Computer

I want to know if it is possible to make a local admin account on a domain computer. I know that there is already an account called 'Admin' which is local but I want to make another one because I ...
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Can I create an FTP super user?

So I am going to be creating websites for a couple different clients these next few months. It is imperative that I have an FTP account that has access to all the sites' files and that cannot be ...
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After upgrading to Windows 10 from 7 my User is no longer being counted as an Administrator when running certain programs

My user account is still an Administrator. Visual Studio 2013, wouldn't let me attach to process. Says it needs to restart as administrator. This was not an issue with Windows 7 only started after ...
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How to change permissions/policies of another admin-account.?

On my Windows7 PC i have now 2 admin-accounts. The problem is that one of them does not have any rights/permissions anymore to startup any program (after some virus attack which also changed the UAC). ...
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How to run a program normally with admin privilleges not as a background process using Task Scheduler?

I have looked through other questions in superuser and online and they all seem to suggest using Task Scheduler for what I want to do. Simply, I want to run my program at STARTUP or Boot with admin ...
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Cannot Run as Administrator even when Domain Admin

I am part of the Administrators group on Windows Server 2012 R2 but whenever I try to run Powershell as an administrator I get prompted to log in and then get denied because my privileges need to be ...
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Member of Local Administrator group but can't run cmd as admin

I am part of a domain, my personal user account is not the domain admin. However, I am a member of the local Administrators group. Even so, I can't open CMD as admin! When I try, it asks for the ...
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Windows 8 keeps asking for Admin password for one specific program

I am admin of a Windows 8 PC. I turned UAC off so other users can open programs without my permission and it works perfectly for all the software, however there is this one program (Backgammon Masters)...
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How to undo merging desktop folders in Windows 8.1

I've found myself switching back and forth between my administrator account and my non-administrator account a lot lately, and what I'm doing while on my administrator account takes long periods of ...
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Mac OSX permissions

Please, before jumping to much appreciated answer, please read this, as my problem is not related to files and folders permissions (chmod and chown). I have a Mac, with 2 user, one is an admin, and ...
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Admin CMD through SSH

I have freeSSHD set up on my Windows computer, and I use my Linux laptop to connect through SSH. However, when I SSH into my Windows computer and try to run a custom Batch script that requires admin ...
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UAC dialog when changing windows settings windows 7

Each time I change a windows setting in control panel that requires admin a UAC (User account control) dialog pops up and this did not happen before. I am the main administrator on the computer and I ...
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WiFi tethering in windows7 without Admin previleges

I need to share my internet connection using WiFi. And unfortunately I dont have administrator rights. I know how to enable hostednetwork but this requires admin rights everytime the system starts. Is ...
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Task scheduler Windows 7(schtasks) set Principals RunLevel highest returns Access denied (Run with highest privilege)?

SCHTASKS /Create /TN "New Task" /SC HOURLY /TR blah.exe /RU myusername /RP pypassword /RL HIGHEST Returns {ERROR: Access Denied} Error also used below code in Xml but still getting the same Error {...
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VPS - Lost password and can't use blank pass via remote desktop connection

I am currently trying to login to my dedicated server, and have forgotten the password. I've tried many different things, and currently have SSH access. I boot the dedi into rescue mode (For the SSH) ...
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Administrator permission required to rename/create/delete directory on Desktop

I use Homeuser which is Administrator account on Windows7. Everytime I want to rename folder on desktop it asks me to give administrator rights. When I want to save a file on Desktop I can't because ...
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are there different levels of administrator accounts?

I need to set up a secondary administrator without the right to change the primary administrator password. I want the secondary administrator to have the ability to add new programs to the computer, ...
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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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.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 the time; it says I don't have ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Presentation software requires admin rights to install - any way to remove this requirement?

I have some wireless presentation software which I use in a meeting room in order to allow end users to hold presentations here and wirelessly have their laptop screens showing on the TV on the wall. ...
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RHEL 5.5 - Operating System Installation

Is it possible to customize versions of packages like "binutils , Glibc , libstd .." while installing the operating system??
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Deleted admin HKLM\Software\Microsoft\ and now there is no admin on the system

One of my colleagues has deleted the registry stuff related to the Administrator account on his PC and now he cannot see the "Administrator" account on the Windows machine!! There is just a "Guest" ...
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DLL not found by program written for XP but run on Win 7

I am running an application that was written for XP on a windows 7 machine. I run the application in compatibililty Windows XP (Service Pack 3) and as administrator. at a certain stage the ...
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Zimbra Default Admin Console

What is the default address to get to a Zimbra Admin Console? Any default ports too?
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Let a program (called by other program) run as admin without prompt

As you may know, Steam doesn't like non-admin accounts for installing games or whatsoever. In my case, I have a user in my computer that usually install a lot of games and every time I have to put my ...
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Administrator account is corrupted?

After successfully solving my previous problem i stumbled upon another shortly after. Once i logged into my administrator account i have noticed the following missing: Quick launch which also cannot ...
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Access is denied while moving a file from different volumes

i have a portable 500GB HDD plugged into my dell xps system. The system have windows 7 professional edition. the problem is that when i try to open a file(visual studio .sln file) it is saying that ...
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C# Application prompts for Admin Credentials for particular user

I have two users one a month old, and one brand new. Both are standard users(belong to standard users group). UAC Setting is set to Default. Problem is while launching a C# App, old_user prompts ...
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Windows 7: How to have 2 shortcuts to the same executable in the Taskbar?

One to be ran "as Administrator" and the other as the regular user?
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mumble: how do I send people to AFK after X minutes of not doing anything?

How can I set up my Mumble server to automatically send people to the AFK channel after they have been inactive for X minutes?
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Creating a password-protected task in Windows 7

I would like to configure a task like "child control software", so it would hibernate the pc at certain times. Is it possible to prevent modification (here: pausing) of a task through requiring the ...
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Whats the purpose of an Elevated administrator in Windows 10

Consider a system having a separate admin account(apart from the one which is activated) and a normal user account on a shared system. Now we have 2 admin's a1 one which is created from account ...
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why is access to users group important

I am using an account that is in the group Administrators, but also in the group Users. And I have a directory for which I removed access for the group Users. In this directory there is an executable ...
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Allow Standard User run application as admin

we have a shortcut that is calling a .exe file that requires admin rights by the UAC. I would like to be able to run the application without any admin rights or give the standard user admin rights ...
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Windows 10: Unable to open processes as Administrator

I'm having a problem I found today: I'm being unable to open any app in Administrator mode in my Windows 10, most notably Task Manager won't open. (any app in normal mode can be open such as Firefox ...
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copy installed programs and settings to new user

I just installed Windows 8.1 and it seems like the user I created is corrupt. I was advised to create a new Administrator Account. This seems like it solved the particular issue I was having, but ...
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I want execute in bacth via commandline REG IMPORT

When I try to execute this command: REG IMPORT myreg.reg I get access denied message, because I'm not administrator. However I don't want to open command line using run as administrator in visual ...
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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 http://i721.photobucket.com/albums/...
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Windows 8 administrator's account permissions have been reduced to guest's account

Some reason I am unable to do simple tasks like change time or uninstall a program. Here is the list of user accounts: