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Windows 7: I've been demoted "need administrator privileges"

21 Jul 2010   #11
Spiral72

Windows 7
 
 

I don't know what the "UPDATUS\User" account is..... I haven't noticed that before today. I think it's new.... seems like I would have noticed it.

Guest is a built in and never enabled guest account.


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21 Jul 2010   #12
Kirsch

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

For the SYSTEM one, sounds like SYSTEM is the owner

You can change the permissions for folders (and subdirectories) by right clicking on the parent folder, choose Properties, go to the Security tab, click Advanced, go to the Owner tab, click Edit, select the new owner and check the Replace owner on subcontainers and objects and press Apply.

Try moving the shortcut then. I'll keep looking at the other problem.
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21 Jul 2010   #13
Kirsch

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Looks like error 1303 has to do with SYSTEM also!! Look at this page and see if it helps at all, I think we may have found the answer dude (or dudette )!!
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21 Jul 2010   #14
Spiral72

Windows 7
 
 

Kirsch, ok. Thanks, I'll try it right now... and look at the page.

Richc46, I created the other user named "Test" with admin privileges...... I logged in under test and seem to have full control. I seem to be able to move or change whatever I want and was able to install my program no problem.... I didn't even have to run setup.exe as an admin.

With that said, I can't use my installed program under MY account, but at least this tells me there's something wrong with MY account.

Crap, I surely hope I don't have to delete my account and start over. That's gonna suck.
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21 Jul 2010   #15
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

No, you can use easy trasfer to move everything but the programs. Interested?
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21 Jul 2010   #16
Spiral72

Windows 7
 
 

I'm not allowed to change permissions under the built in admin account...... ON any account, whether it be full control, read, list contents.... or anything. I'll try the ownership next.


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21 Jul 2010   #17
Kirsch

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

No, on the window on the right, click Add, and add your username. Can you do that?
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21 Jul 2010   #18
Spiral72

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
No, you can use easy trasfer to move everything but the programs. Interested?
Yes, most definitely. I'll create a third account, verify it works, then transfer all my setting to it...

Then all I have to do is beg IT to change the network to accept the new account. <sigh>

I'm gonna try the ownership thing first though.....
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21 Jul 2010   #19
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

You do whatever is best for you. That is how the forum works. You get all the ideas and you make the choice.
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21 Jul 2010   #20
Spiral72

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kirsch View Post
No, on the window on the right, click Add, and add your username. Can you do that?
No, the same error.... let me try it again in another account.
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