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Windows 7: Admin + Firewall

08 Jul 2011   #1
Aarz

Window 64 bit
 
 
Admin + Firewall

Hi,

Firstly, i don't know where this subject acutally goes, so i have put it in here. Secondly, I am using Window 7 on 64 bit and I would like to know why it won't let me change my 'account Type' to Administrator and why it's just putting me at a Standard Users? Is there a way of changing it?!

I also would like to know why it isn't letting me click on 'Allow a Program or feature through window firewall', it's just black and un-clickable? How can i make it clickable?

Thank You!


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08 Jul 2011   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Aarz View Post
Hi,

Firstly, i don't know where this subject acutally goes, so i have put it in here. Secondly, I am using Window 7 on 64 bit and I would like to know why it won't let me change my 'account Type' to Administrator and why it's just putting me at a Standard Users? Is there a way of changing it?!

I also would like to know why it isn't letting me click on 'Allow a Program or feature through window firewall', it's just black and un-clickable? How can i make it clickable?

Thank You!
A regular user usually cant elevate their rights. It takes another admin to do that. Who is the admin on that machine? What about the admin account created when win 7 was installed?
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08 Jul 2011   #3
Aarz

Window 64 bit
 
 

Hi ZigZag3143,

I have two account of my machine, 'Admin' and 'Aaron'. They are both Administrators and both of them have the same problem. It says that im a Standard User, eventhough it says im an Administrator.
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08 Jul 2011   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Aarz View Post
Hi ZigZag3143,

I have two account of my machine, 'Admin' and 'Aaron'. They are both Administrators and both of them have the same problem. It says that im a Standard User, eventhough it says im an Administrator.
In user control panel under the "Aaron" name what does it say?
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09 Jul 2011   #5
Aarz

Window 64 bit
 
 

"Administrator"
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09 Jul 2011   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Aarz,

Since it says that, then it is not a "Standard user" type of account, but an "Administrator" type of account like below.

Where does it say that it's a "Standard user" at for your user account?

Admin + Firewall-user_accounts.jpg


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09 Jul 2011   #7
Aarz

Window 64 bit
 
 

Hi,

Well if i am a Administrator, why can't I click on 'Allow a Program or feature through window firewall'?
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09 Jul 2011   #8
tman69

win7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

what is your UAC (user account control settings) set to?

User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings
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10 Jul 2011   #9
Aarz

Window 64 bit
 
 

What chooses are there for the setting on my UAC?
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17 Aug 2011   #10
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Aarz,

We would like to continue helping you, but we need to have our questions answered above before be are possibly able to recommend anything else.
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