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User Account Control Permission

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by spookypeep, Mar 11, 2015.

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  1. spookypeep

    spookypeep Thread Starter

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    Hello,
    Today,I made a huge mistake in changing the User Account Control Permissions for the C drive .I have a 2007 Toshiba Satellite Pro laptop.It's operating system is Windows Vista Home Basic 32 bit.Now I can't access the C drive at all.I can't make any changes to the User Account permissions.I get a box saying "Access Denied" for any attempt to change either.What can I do to restore the User Account Control permissions the way it was?
     
  2. TheShooter93

    TheShooter93 Malware Specialist

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    Hi spookypeep,

    Welcome to TSG. :)

    You can try the following:

    System Restore
    • Press and hold the Windows key + R on your keyboard.
    • In the Run box, type rstrui.exe and hit Enter.
    • Follow the on-screen instructions to restore your computer to a date before the issue(s) started.
     
  3. spookypeep

    spookypeep Thread Starter

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    Hi,
    I just tried it,and a box came up saying," C\Windows\system32\rstrui.exe The Parameter is Incorrect". I've been getting that box all the time since I made the mistake.
     
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  5. spookypeep

    spookypeep Thread Starter

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    Hello,
    I tried it ,and the box pops up,then disappears quickly.
     
  6. valis

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    have you rebooted?
     
  7. spookypeep

    spookypeep Thread Starter

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    Hi,
    I tried rebooting and nothing changes.
     
  8. lunarlander

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    How did you change User Account Control for the C drive ? As I understand it, UAC applies to the whole system.
     
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