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I've only had W7 for about two hours now and I'm already getting tired of having to go through the extra steps to "run as admin." I'm in the admin account, why doesn't everything automatically run as admin?

Is there some way to simply make EVERYTHING, ALWAYS run as administrator (short of changing each individual file)?
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Turn off UAC, and you won't have that problem .
 
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^^this

Control panel/system and security/UAC

disable it, problem solved
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How dangerous is that to do, as far random programs/viruses installing themselves without asking? I don't care if it prompts me before installing, I just want full admin functionality when I open something.
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The first thing I do on any install is disable UAC, and I'm yet to have any adverse issues arise.
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Originally Posted by AyeYo View Post
I've only had W7 for about two hours now and I'm already getting tired of having to go through the extra steps to "run as admin." I'm in the admin account, why doesn't everything automatically run as admin?

Is there some way to simply make EVERYTHING, ALWAYS run as administrator (short of changing each individual file)?
You don't want to run everything as admin. It offers up quite a few security issues. It seems annoying, but it is here to stay and you might as well get used to it.
    
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How dangerous is that to do, as far random programs/viruses installing themselves without asking? I don't care if it prompts me before installing, I just want full admin functionality when I open something.
That's really the only way to get what you're asking done. I personally just use a good anti-virus program and safe browsing, and I have yet to have a problem .
 
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post #9 of 37
turning off UAC disables the ability to run programs such as internet explorer in a virtual environment. you are messing with many security functions when disabling uac.
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You don't want to run everything as admin. It offers up quite a few security issues. It seems annoying, but it is here to stay and you might as well get used to it.
i totally agree, but i just wanted to tell him how to do it.
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