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Windows 7: How to have computer prompt for admin password on other user

02 Mar 2014   #1
tehdrunktiger

Windows 7 x64
 
 
How to have computer prompt for admin password on other user

For example, a game I play, Maplestory (don't judge), would always ask me for the administrator password when I open it which allows me to enter in the password and start the game. Now, it doesn't do that anymore and I have no idea how that happened. I have all my gaming and work and other stuff on this user, which is separate from the admin one. Since all of my things are on this user, I wouldn't want to have to switch to the admin user every time I try to play a game.

Long story short, is there a setting that makes your computer automatically prompt you for the administrator's password when required on another user?


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02 Mar 2014   #2
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

What level is your User Account Control set to?
User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings
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02 Mar 2014   #3
andrew129260

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I would recommend always notify. This allows a standard user full freedom with the option of changing anything with the admin password.
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