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Windows 7: My administrative account is not allowing administrative priveleges

07 Mar 2012   #11

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sreedhav View Post
My dear rich,
Nice to see you in this thread and beating me to the goal every time! You're fast!

sree (short for sreedhav)
I have been a member a long time and type pretty fast now.

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07 Mar 2012   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium; 64 bit-bit

Wow, thank you both so much for your help and understanding.

I'll have to look into changing my uac later, there was a lot of information on those pages, and I've got a lot on my plate. But I'm glad I have a bit more understanding about this.

Thanks again!
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07 Mar 2012   #13

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1

Dear anarchy ABC,
If you are entering a "default" password,every time you log in, uncheck the "password never expires" and select "change password on next log in". Since there are no group users on your computer (i guess so), change the password on next log in! That should give you full Admin. rights.

The downside of operating the PC as a fully previleged Admin. is, all your programs are vulnerable to "Malware Shrapnel"! So,you must have at least one Security software running in "real-time" with "stop at the gate"ability.
I can out right suggest MalwareBytesAntiMalware-Pro version (Download site: Malwarebytes : Malwarebytes Anti-Malware PRO removes malware including viruses, spyware, worms and trojans, plus it protects your computer and/or an Anti-Virus program like MSE (Microsoft Security Essentials). My vote for a top AV would go to Avira internet security suite. Download site: Avira Internet Security and they are worth every penny or cent you invest on them.

best wishes,
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