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Windows 7: No UAC prompt when installing .exe's as admin

18 Nov 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
No UAC prompt when installing .exe's as admin

I have a new user in my environment, and I ran a fresh copy of Windows 7 pro.
When setting up the hidden admin account, I did NOT create a password, and realized that I probably should have.
After trying to install some software on the user's account and not being allowed to enter admin credentials even with shift + right click, I decided to try to activate the hidden admin account and go from there.
I activated the admin account, and assigned a password, but I'm still getting the message that I need admin privileges to install anything, even while on the admin account.
I've done this 100 times, I have no idea where I went wrong this time.

Why won't UAC prompt me for creds?

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 No UAC prompt when installing .exe's as admin

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