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Hey guys I've been getting really annoyed as since I reformatted my PC everytime I try to 7-zip something or do various other tasks it fails and says I don't have access. Then when I try to just use Windows 7 installer it says I can't unless I run in Admin mode..

Is there anyway to just have everything auto run in Admin mode? It's really pissing me off haha.
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hold F8 on loading screen for windows start in safe mode and use the admin account.
"make me a sandwich"
"what, go make your own sandwich"
"sudo make me a sandwich"
"okay"
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Not that I know of. It has just gotten habbit for me to lauch everything by right-clicking and selecting "Run as Administrator" Though are you sure your account isn't a standard user account and not an admin account?
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Originally Posted by DSP1;15543853 
hold F8 on loading screen for windows start in safe mode and use the admin account.

I don't think that is what they are talking about, but Windows 7 doesn't have the default Admin account like XP did.
Edited by Vagrant Storm - 11/2/11 at 9:09am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DSP1;15543853 
hold F8 on loading screen for windows start in safe mode and use the admin account.
"make me a sandwich"
"what, go make your own sandwich"
"sudo make me a sandwich"
"okay"

wow...

Thanks, I think.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DSP1;15543853 
hold F8 on loading screen for windows start in safe mode and use the admin account.
"make me a sandwich"
"what, go make your own sandwich"
"sudo make me a sandwich"
"okay"

You used this joke in a Windows thread?
    
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Originally Posted by leafan101;15543897 
You used this joke in a Windows thread?

he did indeed.



What do you mean you dont have admin access?

Sounds like either:

1) your using a standard user account instead of an admin account which can be set using an admin account in the users part of the control panel

or

2) your are dealing with UAC popups when you want to make file changes that require to your accept each time, which can also be turned off from a slider in the UAC link within the Control Panel > Users area.
    
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Kill UAC, and give your user Admin rights.

I've been running Win this way for years...OTOH I'm cautious in what I open, as once you disable the software safeties, you're open to infection from anything you open.
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