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19 Apr 2010   #1

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Hello everyone.During these days,I've bother by question.
What's the differents betweent Administor account and common account?
Only differ from limits?
if I restore the computer from a earlier time in the common accont ,are there some influence to my Administor account?

Ask for help to settle my puzzle.

thank you for anyone who can tell me about the account and opreation of restore.

Thanks a lot

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19 Apr 2010   #2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86

Standard user accounts provide for better security and lower total cost of ownership in both home and corporate environments. When users run with standard user rights instead of administrative rights, the security configuration of the system, including antivirus and firewall, is protected. This provides users a secure area that can protect their account and the rest of the system. For enterprise deployments, the policies set by desktop IT managers cannot be overridden, and on a shared family computer, different user accounts are protected from changes made by other accounts.

User Account Control: Inside Windows 7 User Account Control

System restore will not affect your user accounts. See this tutorial.

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19 Apr 2010   #3

Windows 7

I think it would depend on what software you use to backup/image and restore. Are you talking about the builtin method or some other imaging software such as Acronis?
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19 Apr 2010   #4


not exactly.I make the restore point and back up by Win7 itself.
In my view , I make the restore point in my common account when I restore it. It should not affect my administor account. But actually It influenced.

May be there are something wrong with my opreation.
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