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Windows 7: admin right, problem

24 Sep 2014   #1
Ayers

windows 7 64
 
 
admin right, problem

hi, i have this problem after i messed up with the admin settings



how can i revert back to the normal uac prompt?

like this

http://www.eightforums.com/attachmen...indows-uac.jpg


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24 Sep 2014   #2
Kaktussoft

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Sure you still logged on as an admin account? Control panel->user accounts. There change account type to ADMIN
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24 Sep 2014   #3
Kari

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That prompt is only shown if the current user is not administrator. To make current user as administrator do as Kaktussoft told above. If you do not want to make the current user admin, you just have to live with this or change UAC settings.
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24 Sep 2014   #4
Ayers

windows 7 64
 
 

i fixed it, with this

How do I change the behavior of User Account Control by using Group Policy?

i was an admin , at least it say so in the account control

i have another problem now

in the login windows screen, there is the admin icon too, besides my standard ayers icon, how i remove the admin icon?

i'm talking about this

http://cdn.redmondpie.com/wp-content...s7Ultimate.png

i don't want that the admin one is showed up, like it was at default

ok i fixed it, google is the best lol

Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable

not a single **** was given that day sry, for this thread
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24 Sep 2014   #5
Ayers

windows 7 64
 
 

still another problem, which is the problem that started all this mess, you want to fix a problem and you just end up with other two problem lol

anyway when i try to delete file in windows folder or any folder with the shield icon, no admin prompt appear, it just delete it without advice, how to fix this?
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24 Sep 2014   #6
Alejandro85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

That's normal behavior when you use a standard account, as previously said.
There is another, non-default option to get Windows to ask for a password even for admins. Look at this tutorial:
UAC - Require a Password for Administrator

This one explains how to get into your problem. To get out of it, at the option pointed out there, instead of prompt for credentials, set prompt for consent.

As for the file deletion without UAC, as a guess, try to raise the UAC level to the maximum. There is a known bug in Windows that does some admin-only things without asking when it's at the default level.
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25 Sep 2014   #7
Ayers

windows 7 64
 
 

yeah if i rise the bar at maximum the problem is solved, but i want to restore it at default

it was working good until today, i just installed an old game(duke 3d), dunno if that caused it

also the shield icon is now on "rename folder" as well , and i don't remeber it there

now i can even delete the winodws folder and nothing show up...
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25 Sep 2014   #8
Alejandro85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I doubt a game screwed the permissions so badly, but yes, in theory it's possible.

Raising UAC to the maximum is precisely the way to make Windows to actually enforce prompts on everything. Leaving it at the default activates the bug you see (in fact, any program can bypass it at will).
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