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cannot install as administrator from power user account in windows 7

Posted on 2011-03-14
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Our users have windows 7 and have power users accounts. I am taking control of their machines via logmein rescure but i cannot install any exe's with administrator privalages.

any ideas?
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by:nettek0300
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Right click on the file and click run as administrator.
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by:nettek0300
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I am assuming you are logging on as an admin before installing.
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by:janvanderwijk
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As nettek0300 stated. Right click. If that aint working: "What account in Logmein do you login? Is it a local account with administrator priviliges?" Or set the exe file to: "Run as Administrator".
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The Power Users group in Windows 7 doesn't have any special rights given to it ... it is simply there for backward compatibility.  So ... you will need either an actual Administrators account or be allowed (by group/local policy) enter admin credentials when prompted (some GPO's will not display the prompt at all for "regular" users).
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by:dbarnbrook
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PowerEdge, logging in through logmein as a domain/admin account, and the users are either power or standard user. When right mouse clicking and selecting Rus as Administrator we do not get prompted for a local admin credentials. Is this somewhere in the GPO to enable this to popup?
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by:PowerEdgeTech
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Check in Computer Configuration/Policies/Windows Settings/Security Settings/Local Policies/Security Options ... sort alphabetically, and they'll all be together at the bottom under User Account Control:.  See if you have any Enabled.
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