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Windows 7: Unable to find File ERROR, when run as Administrator - UAC

14 Sep 2014   #1
xeesh

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Unable to find File ERROR, when run as Administrator - UAC

Hello everyone,
Hope you all doing good, I'm unable run any executable which requires exclusive administrator rights, e.g. Regedit, gacutil lusrmgr etc. I have tried to create the new user account but get the same file not find error message, Please find the attach screenshots




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14 Sep 2014   #2
HarriePateman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Okay can you try this please as i think you may have corrupt files.

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The sfc /scannow command (System File Checker) scans the integrity of all protected Windows 7 system files and replaces incorrect corrupted, changed/modified, or damaged versions with the correct versions if possible.
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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14 Sep 2014   #3
xeesh

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Unable to run Sfc/ scannow as well, It says, Access is denied, if i try to run by Run as Administrator above mentioned error message comes up
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14 Sep 2014   #4
HarriePateman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Okay and your defiantly logged on as an administrator?
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14 Sep 2014   #5
xeesh

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Yeah, it is a little bit UAC enabled administrator account which i've been using since i installed windows more than a year ago

p.s. Unable to Edit UAC settings too, when i try to change, Same above message appears
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14 Sep 2014   #6
HarriePateman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Okay try to disable UAC.

As that wont let you REG Edit.
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14 Sep 2014   #7
xeesh

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Unable to Edit UAC settings too, when i try to change, Same above message appears
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14 Sep 2014   #8
HarriePateman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Right okay, let me ask another member to come over and take a look for you.
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