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Windows 7: very annoying problem: admin changes itself to standard

23 Aug 2009   #11

xp, w7

problem solved: ok guys - i cannot say i am not happy at the moment. here's how i got rid of the ownership troubles: as nothing would help - not even the take ownership hack i simply cleaned all the user priviliges on all drives (the ones in the security settings) and added the ones i have on my c drive (incl inheriting them downwards). that cleared the mess and let me have the files back.

thanks everyone for helping :)

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20 Dec 2009   #12

Windows 7
account changing from admin to standard

Does anyone having this problem have a Toshiba PC?

This problem has occued ever since I bought a Toshiba Satellite laptop. Laptop had Vista pre installed and Toshiba sent a Win 7 system as soon as it was released. Toshiba has made extensive changes to both Vista and Win 7..After a long unsuccessful session with Toshiba support I was told to reinstall the Win7 from scratch and not do an update (witch took 3 and a half to four hours) with no assurance that it would fix the problem. This is unacceptable..
Another long session with Microsoft failed to find a fix. Both Microsoft and myself feel this is Toshiba's problem. Microsoft even waived the $59.00 fee.!!!
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 very annoying problem: admin changes itself to standard

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