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Windows 7: Unable to set user settings for administrators or unknown users

05 Jan 2013   #21

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Windows 8.1 Pro x64

Hello Matlet,

That's great news! I'm not entirely sure what happened, but a problem solved is a problem solved :)

Thanks for posting back.


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 Unable to set user settings for administrators or unknown users

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