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Windows 7: administrator problems(sorry if this is in the wrong place)

10 Jul 2010   #1
ben94

Windows 7
 
 
administrator problems(sorry if this is in the wrong place)

My computer wasn't messed up when i first starting using it, but one day I turned on guest and i just started getting used to it. so i always used my guest file and all but a big problem happened some how. instead of my main account (Ben94), Guest became administrator. Now i cant do any features including:
* make new account(when i type something like TEST, it says: you cannot use .,{[}]!?,etc in a account name)
*cant change account types( because i cant make a new account)
* cant give passwords to accounts
* guest cannot check internet connections but ben94 can, but ben94 cant do anything about connections because its a standard account

they are a few things to add to that list but i dont want to go off topic. if there's anyway to fix this, please tell me.


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10 Jul 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ben94 View Post
My computer wasn't messed up when i first starting using it, but one day I turned on guest and i just started getting used to it. so i always used my guest file and all but a big problem happened some how. instead of my main account (Ben94), Guest became administrator. Now i cant do any features including:
* make new account(when i type something like TEST, it says: you cannot use .,{[}]!?,etc in a account name)
*cant change account types( because i cant make a new account)
* cant give passwords to accounts
* guest cannot check internet connections but ben94 can, but ben94 cant do anything about connections because its a standard account

they are a few things to add to that list but i dont want to go off topic. if there's anyway to fix this, please tell me.

On the remote possiblity, do you have a backup from before the problem existed?

do you have a win 7 dvd to do a repair install?

Please run a system file check

(type cmd in search>right click and run as admin>sfc /scannow

let us know the results

Ken
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10 Jul 2010   #3
Bituser

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Are you in any way able to do this?
Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable
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10 Jul 2010   #4
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello ben94, welcome to Seven Forums!




Have a look at Option Two and Option Three in the tutorial at the link below; be sure to post back to let us know how you get on.


Password Reset Options in Windows
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10 Jul 2010   #5
ben94

Windows 7
 
 

i am going to try the thing zigzag has told me. but i do not have a backup or dvd.
to fastboy, i tried and i wasnt able to
to bare foot kid, those didnt work either. it wont work becuz it has been like this since Januay, but i never concisered it a problem til' now
please try and give me more help if this doesnt work
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10 Jul 2010   #6
Bituser

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ben94 View Post
i am going to try the thing zigzag has told me. but i do not have a backup or dvd.
to fastboy, i tried and i wasnt able to
to bare foot kid, those didnt work either. it wont work becuz it has been like this since Januay, but i never concisered it a problem til' now
please try and give me more help if this doesnt work
Just wondering... What happens when you boot into safe mode?
Also don't forget to post those scan results
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11 Jul 2010   #7
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

You can use the tutorial at the link below to make a Windows 7 recovery/repair disk that can be used to boot the Windows.


How to Create a Windows 7 System Repair Disc
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12 Jul 2010   #8
ben94

Windows 7
 
 

the thing zigzag told me to do did not work and neither than safe mode. i knew a guy on utube that said he fixed this same problem using a oph or ohp crack. i didnt know what that was so i didnt try. and either i dont have a recovery/repair disk or i still have it with the box. please try and give me more help. this problem is truly starting to tick me off.
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12 Jul 2010   #9
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello Ben.



This is better than the crack you saw on youtube, I know the one you're referring to and this one works a lot better; there is an option in the tutorial to create a recovery disk, everything you need is in the tutorial at the link below.


How to Reset a Windows Password
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12 Jul 2010   #10
gregrocker

 

Can you borrow a Win7 installer of any version, as we can help you unlock all versions to attempt a Repair Install which might fix the corruption which occurred to User Accounts.

If not you can clean reistall using the Product Key stickered to your computer: Clean Install Windows 7

If not you need to back up your files and run your Recovery Partition by tapping the key given on the first boot screen for Recovery. You can read exactly how it is done in the Manual for your model computer at the manufacturer's Support Downloads webpage.

If you have questions on any of this, please ask for specifics.
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