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Windows 7: Cannot respond to UAC elevation prompts

29 Sep 2014   #1
Insecure

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Cannot respond to UAC elevation prompts

I have been trying to mod my system's appearance by installing dlls that came with a theme I found online. I ended up renaming Imageres.dll to Imageres.dll-bak...however after I did that I can no longer push yes or no when prompted by UAC. The actual window doesn't show up at all. All it says is that I need admin rights to do whatever it is I'm trying to do, but then doesn't show the yes or no or password thing. So I can't change it back, and can't put any new files in that folder since I can't get administrator priviledges to do so.

I also tried doing a system restore but I then got a 8x80004005 error and can't even do that.. I'm about to try enabling the built-in administrator account and see if I can make the changes there but I'm afraid to log out so I'm making this post now. Can anyone help me out?

Edit: Seems I can't even enable the built in administrator account because I can't open an elevated command prompt =/


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29 Sep 2014   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

If you haven't already, see if you may be able to do a system restore at boot instead.
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29 Sep 2014   #3
Insecure

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
If you haven't already, see if you may be able to do a system restore at boot instead.
That's exactly what I did to fix it ^_^ Thanks.
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29 Sep 2014   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Great news.
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