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Windows 7 User accounts issues

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Hello all of you computer Geeks! :)

 

 

I have a small problem,

I am running Windows 7 with 2 user accounts. one Admin User, & one Personal User.

I made both User accounts the Admin User can do anything. The Personal User is Limited (Meaning not allowed to Change things)

Somehow FoxTab was recently added to my Personal User account.  I know this can be done because i did this just the other day, I need to know how to Run Revo Uninstaller on the Personal User account. Technically i just need to know the Command Prompt for Revo. So i can Uninstall that Foxtab crap!

But also, Shouldn't i be able to right click a program and hit Run as Admin and this work??

 

Any help would be awesome!

 

Thank you in advance

 

Adam


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If I understand you correctly, just run Revo from the limited account, but with right-click and run as administrator, type in admin's password and Revo should have elevated privileges.

Cheers,
Naat :)
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Limited User account will not Install or open programs/downloads. Nor will it except me right clicking and running as Admin.  There is no password on my Admin account. The other day i found on the internet a command prompt that would allow me to open Revo but iv deleted my history since that and now i can't find it again....grrr. 


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Sorry im trying to figure out a way to word this better so people understand what im talking about.

 

I have 2 User Accounts Neither of them have passwords only difference is (Personal User Account) Does not have Privileges Like the (Admin Account) Has.

For some reason even with me Right Clicking a Program and Clicking Run As Administrator. I get a Error Message saying "This program is blocked by group policy. for more information, Contact your system administrator"

 
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I just added Admin rights to my other User account sorry for the Topic.

Thanks Naathim for your input

 

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I suspect not having a password on the Administrator account is what prevented you from running as Administrator from the non-privileged account.

 

I vaguely remember reading something about that awhile ago.


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Seriously?! Wow i will have to look into that. I have never heard of this before. Thank you Ztruker


Edited by HelpMeHelpYou, 03 August 2014 - 05:17 PM.

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Hello all of you computer Geeks! :)

 

 

I have a small problem,

I am running Windows 7 with 2 user accounts. one Admin User, & one Personal User.

I made both User accounts the Admin User can do anything. The Personal User is Limited (Meaning not allowed to Change things)

Somehow FoxTab was recently added to my Personal User account.  I know this can be done because i did this just the other day, I need to know how to Run Revo Uninstaller on the Personal User account. Technically i just need to know the Command Prompt for Revo. So i can Uninstall that Foxtab crap!

But also, Shouldn't i be able to right click a program and hit Run as Admin and this work??

 

Any help would be awesome!

 

Thank you in advance

 

Adam


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hi adam, I'm dyk


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Limited User account can't uninstall software. When you right click a program and hit Run as Admin in limited user account, system will ask you to input administrator name and password.


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