Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Suddenly UAC and other things fail

01 Nov 2010   #1
hellerim

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 
Suddenly UAC and other things fail

I'm working with an Acer 9920 Laptop, with win 7 u installed. Until quite recently everything worked well. But now I have problems. For instance I want to install some software by doubleclicking on the msi file I see in Windows Explorer. After entering Admin credentials I get a message that the file I'm just seeing in WE cannot be found.
Similarly, when I want to edit extended system properties, C:\Windows\system32\systempropertiesadvanced.exe cannot be found.
Something apparently related is that when I want to start Eclipse which is a Java app the system fails telling me that no client JVM at xxx can be found.
When I log in as an admin everything seems to work right.
Maybe I changed something inadvertently, but I have no idea what this could be.

Are there any suggestions?

Thanks!


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
01 Nov 2010   #2
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

The first thing to try is a System Restore to before the problem started, see if that fixes it.

See here: How to do a System Restore in Windows 7
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Suddenly UAC and other things fail




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
What things i should keep in mind when buying 2nd hand things???
Guys,I am going to build a gaming pc which components will used items.Can u tell me which things should i recall in my mind while buying used HDD,GPU,PROCESSOR,MOTHERBOARD,RAM,DVD DRIVE,PSU etc What i figure out what ever i buy it must have warranty.Any advice is very...
Hardware & Devices
Updates Fail, Slow Response, Fail to Connect to a Windows Service, etc
Hi, l've been having a constant issue with my computer and I can't seem to get out of this trouble no matter how many times I reinstall and even wipe out my hard drive. I wiped out everything in my hard drive and installed windows 7 Ultimate for the '7th' time, and the same problems happen every...
Windows Updates & Activation
Suddenly opening things is slower
Alright, so I have this bad problem on my laptop. I have had it for about a year now, and nothing bad has happened to it, apart from one virus about half a year ago, which was supposedly wiped off my system. As of now, whenever I open something up, it loads REAL slow. For example, when I open up...
General Discussion
Win 7 crash - SP1 fail - repair install fail
I am really stuck. My installation of Win 7 Ultimate has a problem. It will not install SP1, occasionally dies with the BSOD, sfc shows corrupt files that it cannot repair, start up repair from the repair disk cannot repair problems, and a repair install from the OEM disk terminates before it...
BSOD Help and Support
Biggest YouTube FAIL in FAIL History!
View Video (I dont know how to embed a YouTube video yet) Reasons why this fails. 1. He used a obvious email like Hotmail. 2. He disabled ratings. 3. He said that "You need at least one game" which obviously means that he wants to steal peoples account. 4. He asked for their Steam...
Chillout Room
2 things I need to know
I'd like to download this gadget (I think) that can "keep" program icons in it. like this Thanks :) Could not edit it! So one thing not 2 :D
Customization


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:04.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App