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Reply 0 0 Mick_m Honor Student Posts: 3 Member Since: ‎12-05-2016 Message 5 of 6 (111 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: Cannot perform backups in windows 7 - reports 'The task Sure. Hope you can get Malwarebytes to install. Went without a hitch just like it would have in Windows XP. my review here

Jumpin Outta Windows says: 6 years ago Didn't work. I have purchased a windows 10 and I think it may be the way to go if I can load it without lossing other programs/work.Many thanks for your helpKind regards Reply I now have a HP Pavilion Desktop 510-P026 Model V8P11AA#ABA S/N *****0KC8 The computer installed the print driver for the printer and it works OK. I had previously had some problems with this machine and thought it might be related. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-7-cannot-perform-any-task.998078/

If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. Mark Ainsworth says: 5 years ago I kept getting this message attempting to rename a folder. Select 'OK' and restart your computer. An 18 year career as a programmer at Microsoft soon followed.

Bruno says: 4 years ago One solution works for me on Windows 7 : Right click the hard disk drive, ==> Properties / Tools / Check now …. The reason is that most users run as administrator on their own machine. Preview this book » What people are saying-Write a reviewWe haven't found any reviews in the usual places.Selected pagesTitle PageTable of ContentsIndexContentsEvaluating Hardware Readiness and Capability 1 Introducing Windows 8 1 Dorwin says: 8 years ago wow!

Linda says: 6 years ago Ahhhh. I'll show why and what to do. //

My computer says that I need to be the administrator [to perform a task], but I already am! And then try to delete again, it should work. Can you clarify your first bullet point, seems something is missing. –Doktoro Reichard Sep 19 '13 at 21:23 Can you access the Local Users and Groups folder via Computer

Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows 7 > Computer problem? It all comes down to not having the right security permissions. I couldn't delete a HP Scanjet file to reinstall the printer software. Additional batteries are affected.

Guess I could remove the password - but that gets me back to having an unprotected Administrator icon (which I don't want). http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/47779-63-administrator-carry-admin-tasks I did this: Bring up a cmd.exe terminal runas /user:domain\myadminuser cmd.exe - this runs a cmd terminal as your admin user. You'll get the UAC confirmation prompt. By administrator-capable, I mean that Windows will often ask you for permission before performing tasks that require true administrative access and you'll just have to say yes or no.

After installing it successfully, when I click the .exe file I get the popup "Please login with administrator privileges and try again". http://internetpasswordpro.com/windows-7/windows-7-upgrade-advisor-download-microsoft-windows.html But to let anyone/any process delete or replace necessary system files is foolish at best. It will require a boot and some time to check through the list. Then click on the Security tab.

Notenboom has been playing with computers since he was required to take a programming class in 1976. My name is Aseem Kishore and I work as a Systems Analyst in Dallas, TX. Browse other questions tagged windows-7 administrator or ask your own question. get redirected here Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc.

MICROSOFT sucks! When I try to run any software installer, I get: ShellExecuteEx failed, code 2. Now click on the Advanced button at the bottom and click on the Owner tab.

The best that can happen then is to deny whatever it is you're attempting if it requires administrative access.

Method 1 - Safe Mode One thing you can try is to change the date and time in Safe Mode. From God? Lance1, May 21, 2011 #7 DoubleHelix Banned Joined: Dec 9, 2004 Messages: 24,388 Download them using a computer that isn't infected. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

Had to install 10 because of the Heart Bleed Virus of 2015 and how it affected the Revenue Canada site. It has taken me 3 hours to figure out a way to delete my own files. Reply Clem Boyd December 21, 2016 at 9:05 am Also, thank you for this article. useful reference The administrator account needs to be added manually, if the user name is administrator, you may have a problem.

I did a bit of research and found that there is an article from Microsoftcommunity and Since Microsoft is the manufacturer of the OS, these suggestions would definitelyhelp you in resolving Thank you for reading my thread, Melanie. I we are forced to buy yet another laptop is there anything we can do to stop this kind of thing happening. The folder was created by Visual Studio 10 (which I run as administrator -- I think this is why I have the problem).

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It doesn't stop every kind of malware, so additional antimalware programs and a firewall also need to be in place. Get the answer ginghus_khan2000Jul 15, 2012, 1:40 AM try shift clicking on actions you want to take and a contextual menu with the option of "run as Administrator" should pop up. I had to reformat my hard drive and reinstall everything when I got hit a couple of months back. Thanks!!