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Windows 7: New restore/install, admin issues

12 Feb 2014   #1
engineco16

Windows Home Premium 64bit
 
 
New restore/install, admin issues

Today I decided to wipe out my Gateway PC and do a restore/new install. The problem is, is that every time I install a program an admin window opens up and asks for a password. I never had this trouble before. I have the Admin account then my account that shows as admin when I logon, but looking under user profiles it shows as standard user and won't let me change it. It doesn't make sense. I'm confused!

Thanks,
Dave


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19 Feb 2014   #2
engineco16

Windows Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Anyone please?
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19 Feb 2014   #3
gregrocker

 

I'd start over and stick with these steps to get and keep a perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7. Make sure to delete all partitions to create and format new using Drive Options shown in Steps 7/8 during the booted Clean Install Windows 7

You only want the Admin account issued during install and not another Standard User account that second guesses everything you do - unless you have another user you want restricted in this way.
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