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Windows 7: No administrator rights

30 Dec 2009   #1

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No administrator rights

Ok , we have done a dumb thing.. turned off administrator rights on users and also on the administrator ie. no administrator rights at all. Cannot turn them back on. Do I have any other option but to reload windows 7?

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30 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I was thinking you could activate the hidden Admin acct to change it back

<<edited -- realized after the fact original suggestion would be denied by Windows and of no help -- apologies>>

If it will not allow you to this with a limited acct, perhaps try a system restore?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Dec 2009   #3

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Sainttrout, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if doing a system restore at boot using a restore point dated before you did this may be able to undo it for you.

Hope this helps,
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