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Admin user has no admin rights?

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by pseudalus, Nov 26, 2012.

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  1. pseudalus

    pseudalus Thread Starter

    Apr 20, 2008
    My problem is that even though I have only one user account defined on my machine and it is set to "Administrator" it is not being allowed to do admin types of things like deleting folders. I tried to create a user group but that's not an option on the Win7 Home Premium version that I use. How can it be that the sole account is not the admin even though it shows that it is in the account user setup?

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version

    OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
    Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 370 @ 2.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5
    Processor Count: 4
    RAM: 3890 Mb
    Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1721 Mb
    Hard Drives: C: Total - 476837 MB, Free - 424790 MB; E: Total - 476937 MB, Free - 381321 MB;
    Motherboard: TOSHIBA, NALAA
    Antivirus: Lavasoft Ad-Aware, Disabled Microsoft Security Essentials in use
  2. dai


    Mar 6, 2003
    the actual admin account is hidden and disabled for security reasons,your referring to a account with admin privileges

    go into properties for the drive and click on the security tab and check the permissions are enabled for your account
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