Administrator and still need permission?

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
  1. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 38,803
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18898
       #11

    AstralSpirit said: View Post
    This is rather beside the point, we shouldn't have to take ownership of a thing in order to have the permissions we're supposed to. This problem lies with when you install windows 10. I have had to reinstall windows 10 Pro on two occasions now due to a hard drive dying & having no backup, it is the third time in total I have installed windows 10 as I had home first. This issue stems from one of the options it gives you, not quite sure on the wording but this last time I chose the wrong one & now have to give admin permission every time I delete anything, it is so annoying.

    Hello AstralSpirit, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    If you like, you could see if resetting the permissions back to default for the item you changed may help.

    Add Reset Permissions to Context Menu in Windows
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  2.    #12

    One reason for this is, while you are a member of the Administrators Group, you are not "the" administrator. The only account not subject to UAC prompts is the system administrator account, and its not a good idea to use that account as your daily user. Its there to bail you out when you mess up your normal administrator account.

    The first user account setup during a Windows install is an administrator account. Unless you tell it otherwise. There has to be, or at least should be, one administrator account. Any other accounts setup will I believe default to standard user accounts, that have even more restrictions.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Related Threads
This just started yesterday. I have tried using Take Ownership on everything but it still says I don't permission to save anything. I can save things in certain folders and Desktop but I can't save anything under my Documents, Pictures, OneDrive or...
Hello, I try to completely delete a folder from C:\Program Files (x86), after I uninstalled the program it contained, but I get this message: "You require permission from administrators to make changes to this folder" But I am the administrator,...
Permission error in General Support
Hi All, Windows 10 Pro. Administrator. When trying to access the Windows\Temp folder, I receive the prompt informing me that, "You don't currently have permission to access this folder." I click the continue button and receive the...
Hi guys, i recently upgraded from windows 8 to windows 10. i am trying to save a power point slide to a new folder i created in my documents folder. I get the message saying that i do have permission to save in this location,contact the...
Permission Issues in General Support
Windows 10 seems to have developed an issue for me that is causing UAC-like prompts suggesting that I need Administrator permission. I should probably mention that I am actually using the real Administrator account (this was an upgrade installation...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 21:48.
Find Us