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Windows 7: Run As administrator, no prompt for username and password ? wtf

06 Dec 2010   #1

win 7 32bit
Run As administrator, no prompt for username and password ? wtf

Hi guys

Im trying to activate the administrator account, which requires administrative access however when trying to do a Run As on cmd It says "to continue, type and administrator password, and then click yes. Though there is no username and password prompt box appearing so all i can do is click "no".

Same goes for doing anything that requires administrative rights to do, there is never a prompt for a username and password just the option of clicking "no"

What is going on?

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06 Dec 2010   #2

win 7 32bit

Use safe mode!!!

Why bother offering to Run As administrator if the administrator account is disabled and then not tell the user why!!
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06 Dec 2010   #3
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Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

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06 Dec 2010   #4

win 7 32bit

Aye i did try these methods but to enable the administrator account it should prompt for administrative credentials. However the popup box to enter these never appears!
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 Run As administrator, no prompt for username and password ? wtf

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