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Windows 7: local domain admin login question

20 Aug 2015   #1

Windows 7 64 bit - server 2008r2
local domain admin login question

Hello I am a Network Administrator at a local school. On a certain number of machines when I am logged in as the user and attempt to install software it simply tells me that I need to have administrator privileges and prevents me from installing anything, so in other words no administrator login prompt, which is what I am looking for - simply type in the password and move forward.

Now on most PC's this works fine I click to install software, the admin login information pops up I type in my administrator login and password, it installs and everyone is happy.

How do I fix this for the machines/users that do not prompt me for this.

PS I should also add that the PC's are in fact on the domain, and I can log into the administrator login by logging off the user and into the administrator account. but i'd like to be able to install software directly from the users profile and not switch to the administrator login... which some PC's I can, and others it tells me I need admin privileges.

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20 Aug 2015   #2

Windows 8 Pro

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20 Aug 2015   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

In addition to the above, you can try right clicking the exe and "run as administrator".
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21 Aug 2015   #4

Windows 7 64 bit - server 2008r2

Thanks the UAC controls did it! I didn't realize that controlled that, thanks again! :) something so simple
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