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Windows 7: Please help me

24 Jul 2009   #11
kusiobache

Windows 7
 
 

What are you trying to run? cuz say if you are going into the cmd prompt, even IF you have admin privelges, you would need RIGHT CLICK the file and select" run as administator". are you doing that?


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24 Jul 2009   #12
ark1227

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 & x64
 
 

YES I FIXED IT!!!!!

ALL YOU HAV TO DO IS GO TO TASK MANAGER, CLOSE EXPLORER.EXE AND THEN PRESS FILE,RUN AND THEN TYPE IN EXPLORER.EXE AND THE NEXT THING YOU KNOW IS THAT ITS DONE

bu i got one more problem

this is that when i open command prompt, and i type something in with a slash, its shows this:



please someone help me out with that!!

THANKS AGAIN IN ADVANCE!!
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24 Jul 2009   #13
Generator

XP Pro SP3 x86/Vista SP2 x64/Win7 x64 Triple-boot
 
 

Are you using an 'en-us' version of windows or is it a chinese or russian version with an 'en-us' language pack installed? if you are then maybe the lang pack is playing up.

If it's not the above, check your 'Keyboards And Languages' settings are set to your correct location/language, this can be found in "Control Panel->Region And Language->Keyboards And Languages".
(Note: 'English (US)' has slightly different key setups to 'English (UK)' etc...)
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24 Jul 2009   #14
kusiobache

Windows 7
 
 

... that may be a problem... you shouldn't have to close explorer.exe... If I remember correctly back in WinXP that would screw up everything unless you restarted lol.

Did you do a clean install?

EDIT: yeah... I tried it and it's the same as WinXP. If you do end task on Explorer.exe you lose the task bar and icons and everything... So idk what you mean by "close explorer.exe"
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24 Jul 2009   #15
bhuulo

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickey megabyte View Post
sorry i can't help you.

lots of people will tell me that i'm foolish, but i disable UAC completely - so i have almost zero experience/knowledge of its workings.

Same here The First thing I do after Installation
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24 Jul 2009   #16
kusiobache

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bhuulo View Post
Same here The First thing I do after Installation
Just curious, I'm not calling you foolish though. However, what is the purpose of disabling UAC? I mean theres nothing wrong with it, but wouldn't it be a little... risky? Not to mention as far as I know there is no amazing Anti-virus of W7 so if something tried to install something to your computer, it could get through without you knowing couldn't it?

I mean it's your choice and I'm not calling you foolish, I just want to know for what reason you disable it?
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24 Jul 2009   #17
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

a good question that i don't have a definitive answer to...

1 - maybe due to bad experience in the bad old vista days
2 - i had issues with punkbuster and other software, and i found disabling uac helped
3 - i have a good av solution, kaspersky 2010, and i like to think i'm careful what i download and run
4 - less services/processes running means a snappier system
5 - i get a thrill from living dangerously

i don't advise anyone else to do as i do, it was a personal decision.

*crosses fingers and toes and hopes he's safe from harm*
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24 Jul 2009   #18
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ark1227 View Post
hey, i just installed a copy of windows 7 and for some reason, when i run something as administrator, it does NOT give me the confirmation.

i like when it does and it used to... up until 20 minutes ago.

please someone help me out

THANKS IN ADVANCE!!
This is the way it is supposed to be. I don't get that either when I run something as admin.
UAC in Seven is reduced. If you were to run the program as Admin from a non-admin account, you would get the prompt. But since the default account is an Admin, you don't. That is how it was designed. Makes for much less prompts.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ark1227 View Post
please someone help me because im probably going to end up getting some sort of a virus

You will be fine. I know lots of people who have no AV and UAC off, and they have NEVER gotten a virus.
Just be careful (and don't search for anything that would get viruses )

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ark1227 View Post
if u solve my problem, ill rep u 3 times
First off, you can't. Second, don't. That would be an abuse of the Rep system.

~Lordbob
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24 Jul 2009   #19
kusiobache

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickey megabyte View Post
a good question that i don't have a definitive answer to...

1 - maybe due to bad experience in the bad old vista days
2 - i had issues with punkbuster and other software, and i found disabling uac helped
3 - i have a good av solution, kaspersky 2010, and i like to think i'm careful what i download and run
4 - less services/processes running means a snappier system
5 - i get a thrill from living dangerously

i don't advise anyone else to do as i do, it was a personal decision.

*crosses fingers and toes and hopes he's safe from harm*
I never used vista xD I stuck with WinXP pre-sp1 (until like 4 months ago, then i got sp1 and 2 lol)

The rest I kinda figured, and yes I have kasperky as well, and I like it. (Minus I have it set so I get prompts for everything. ex: ip_3958sdfasf9381-f is attempting to access the registry), so I get a few hundred prompts a day; I like it that way though.

And I used to get a thrill from living dangerously, and I used to not be careful, and then I turned up with like 3000+ viruses (like 6 years back). Since then i AM careful, I'm sure of it lol
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24 Jul 2009   #20
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kusiobache View Post
And I used to get a thrill from living dangerously, and I used to not be careful, and then I turned up with like 3000+ viruses (like 6 years back). Since then i AM careful, I'm sure of it lol
I had that happen from an unfortunate click on a bad ad..... That was a while ago though.
Haven't had it happen since. I was just more careful.

~Lordbob
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