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Windows 7: win7 x 64 "run as admin" password won't work

17 Jun 2011   #1

win 7 x 64
win7 x 64 "run as admin" password won't work

win7 x 64 "run as admin" password won't work when right click on an installer however if i log out i can log in as admin with the same password WTF ? it was working recently as right click on app tried updating the pw in the admin account to a new pw, back in user acct, same thing frustrating ...... thanks

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17 Jun 2011   #2

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