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Windows 7: admin rights..

15 Apr 2011   #1

Windows 7 64bit Home Premium
admin rights..

ok im getting sick of this. I've got dozens of folders on my PC that i cant delete because apparently i need admin privileges (even tho i am admin). Even if i switch user to the dedicated hidden admin account it still tells me i dont have the rights to delete stuff from MY OWN COMPUTER. It's utterly ridiculous.

Cant beleive i actually bought this joke of an OS. I feel completely vindicated for pirating previous versions of windows and certainly wont be wasting money on future versions if this is the path they are going down.

Do i really need to install XP to be able to have a clean and tidy computer?

I can make a new folder and instantly i dont have the rights to delete it, surely that cant be normal?

I really dont want to have to go back to XP but unless anyone knows a way to remove this stupid and completely unnecessary behaviour it seems like the only choice i have.

All i want is to have 1 account, my account, from which i can do anything i like, and yes, i do understand the risks involved in that.

or if not, and i do have to waste time switching to an admin account every time i want to delete/uninstall something, i at least want it to work from there which it currently does not

I have the UAC set to the bottom but still it tries to babysit my every move.

So sick of it. Linux is looking more attractive by the day.

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15 Apr 2011   #2

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

Something is wrong with your computer and probably installation of Windows.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Apr 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 8 Pro

You only need to right click on the main drive lets say c: -> specifications -> security -> at the bottom of that click on advance -> change the permissions -> high light your name and once again click on the button to change your rights.

Thats all you have to do
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