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Win7 Administrator Rights


jimforrest

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I have just bought a shiny new Samsung Laptop with Win7 running on it. I have connected to my old Acer Laptop via the wireless network and it is transferring files across. For one file though it refused to copy it without the Administrator's permission! What the hell - it's my computer and it does what I tell it to do! (Except that it won't). How do I get rid of this stupid permissions thing chaps?

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rdave13

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Window 7 permissions from Seven Forums. Should help.

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jimforrest

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Thankyou Rdave, that did the job and I copied the file ok. But what would happen if I just turn UAC off? I've been using computers since the days of Amstrad - so I know never to open a file without scanning and to leave System Files alone etc. I really don't need nannying.

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rdave13

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What UAC? ;) It's been 'off' on my PC since day one. Sometimes not enough though.

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jimforrest

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OK - I set UAC to zero - got the usual warnings about how I'm now vulnerable to cyber nasties, shark attacks, carpet bombing etc - but we'll see!

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