Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Adminstrator and System have Full control???????

07 Jun 2015   #1
countrygirl312

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit Sp 1
 
 
Adminstrator and System have Full control???????

Hi,
When I just got Windows Ultimate installed and I did not know much about it. I put administrator and system in full control thinking that since I am the administrator, my son would not be able to change anything. I had No Idea that this would happen.
I cannot in stall my Microsoft word. I cannot change anything!
When I try to windows tells me
" Do you want to allow the following program to make changes to this computer? To continue type in administrator password and then click yes"
BUT there is No where I can type in the password and click yes. the box that says yes is not highlighted only the Box that say No".
I cannot make any changes to the administrator or system It says that they both have "Full control".
Please help


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
07 Jun 2015   #2
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Where did you get the W7 Ultimate installation media from (DVD/USB stick/etc.) ?
Did the laptop come with a Windows 7 OS pre-installed, and does it have a COA certificate ?
For a laptop it's usually on the bottom, or inside the battery compartment.

COA certificate example:

My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Jun 2015   #3
countrygirl312

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit Sp 1
 
 

I got windows 7 Ultimate from a friend and he installed it for me.
No, I do not have a sticker on the bottom of my laptop.
What does that have to do with the post I posted?????
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

07 Jun 2015   #4
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

If you have some kind of hacked/pirated Win 7 installed, there is no telling what problems you might have.
Win 7 is not free, and Ultimate is the most expensive license for a home user.
Please attach a MGADiag report using these instructions:
Windows Genuine and Activation Issue Posting Instructions

Ask your friend that installed W7 Ultimate, is it legit, and do YOU have a legit key ?

Where did you buy a laptop without Win OS installed ?
Used, Ebay, pawn shop, etc. ???
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Jun 2015   #5
countrygirl312

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit Sp 1
 
 

It is legal!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Jun 2015   #6
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

That's great, but can you post the requested report, and answer all questions asked ?

I have bought licenses for some folks i personally help, and have given them the license/software as a gift.
So, I know it's possible, but it's not really "normal" ...

What you have stated is not "normal", so why not post the requested report ?
Or, how much did you pay for a Ultimate license ???
From what i know, those licenses aren't available from authorized distributors anymore ...

Anyway, I'll drop off here, I'm not sure about this, and I'm no expert.
Others may be able to help you ...
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Jun 2015   #7
groze

W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit
 
 

Countygirl312,

Are you saying your friend gave the Windows Ultimate installed dvd retail? In that case it is legal as long he/she does not have it installed on his/her computer. I know what he/she did, he/she just made you a standard account. What you need to do is start windows 7 in safe mode usually F8 at boot, choose administrator account at log-in, user accounts, Manager another user, select your account, change you account type to administrator. Restart, choose your account as normal.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Jun 2015   #8
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I guess some laptops have COA sticker inside battery bay?

You may receive that error/warning when UAC is turned off and you are on a standard account.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Adminstrator and System have Full control???????




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
made guest account adminstrator cant change my account to adminstrator
hi, i accidentaly made my guest account adminstrator and also changed the name of the guest account and i cant change it to starndard user and change name,i cant even make my own account adminstrator dont know what to do please help
General Discussion
Full control
I tried to take Full control in permissions but the full control box will not check. What am I doing wrong?
General Discussion
full control for administrators
How do i change the permissions for the administrator account to FULL control so that I do not get the "access is denied" message when trying to perform certain functions?; also
General Discussion
Change From Name/Administrator > Full Adminstrator
When I stalled Windows 7, I was with the understanding I was the Administrator. But then I find it will not let me into system directories to access files and etc. Upon checking I find the Admin account is still deactivated, was up with that? :) How can I change my account to the real admin...
General Discussion
Full control does not work
Hi there. Am running a PC, where I share several folders with a laptop. These shared folders have advanced settings of 'full control' permission for 'everyone'. However, whenever I try to delete a file on my PC during an access from my laptop, it gives me an error message to 'try again', or I need...
Network & Sharing


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:49.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App