Re: Administrator not an administrator
Thanks for the info. Normally I don't run the administrator account, but
sometimes an administrator needs to administer.
"David ****inson" wrote:
> "rwbta" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> >I have an administrator account but Vista Ultimate 64-bit keeps telling me
> > need to be an administrator. Then it presents me with a button to press to
> > approve a particular action and accepts it since I'm the administrator (or
> > am
> > I?). For example, if I want to run a program, any program, I have to give
> > myself permission to run it.
> > Is this the way it is supposed to work? And, is there anyway to get around
> > it?
> You're seeing User Account Control (UAC) in action. There are actually two
> kinds of administrators in Vista: The master or super Administrator, and all
> others, which must approve their actions to UAC.
> The Local Security Policy has some settings related to UAC, and you can turn
> it off in Security Center -- but Security Center will complain about it
> unless you turn off notifications of /all/ security issues (a short-sighted
> approach to notification control, IMHO).
> There are lots of posts related to UAC in this forum and in the
> vista.security forum.
> David ****inson
> eveningstar at die-spammer-die dash mvps dot org
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