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Windows 7: Access denied Even though logged into Administrator account

02 Nov 2012   #1

windows 7 ultimate x64
Access denied Even though logged into Administrator account

Hello Guys,

Done a factory resetting,want to delete unwanted files,but couldn't.
Most of the thread here having the same problem are quite old and asked to start a new one.

I have tried sliding the bar lower on UAC,Tried to take the ownership of the particular folder but couldn't.

%windir%\System32\cmd.exe /k %windir%\System32\reg.exe ADD HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v EnableLUA /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

%windir%\System32\cmd.exe /k %windir%\System32\reg.exe ADD HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

Tried the above comand prompt too

Pls advise me.


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02 Nov 2012   #2

Windows 10 Pro X64

What folder are you trying to access?
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03 Nov 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Some files are at a higher level than a user administrator level. For that you need to turn on the system administrator and take over that role. This is not recommended of course. I have done this on occasion but I always disconnect my network connection first. Paranoia keeps the viruses away.
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