Why is a member of the local Admin group denied permission to run "OPENFILES" ?

Hello everyone.
I'm confused and would appreciate all the help I can get.

My pc is in a workgroup.
I have three local accounts.
Administrator.
Adminmember
Standarduser

If I log on to my pc as "Standarduser", start a cmd prompt and try to run "OPENFILES" I receive a "Logged on user does not have Administrative privileges" message.
A GOOD thing.

If I log on to the same pc with the "Administrator" account, the "OPENFILES" command runs fine.

But, here's the confusing part (for me).
If I log on with the "Adminmember" account, I also receive  the "Logged on user does not have Administrative privileges" message.

I had thought it would run without issue because the "Adminmember" account, was a member a member of the local Administrator group.

Is there any possibility that I might ask for help in understanding what is going on here ?

I have a couple of things that I would like member of the Admin group to be able to run, without having to “Run as Administrator”.

Thanks much.

Ray in Wisconsin
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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
What you might want to check is local Policy and make sure that there are not any restrictions for specfiic user accounts (secpol.msc). You might also want to check that whatever folder the program or files are running in that this account has Full Access Permissions (you can infact remove administrator permissions from files and folders). however the administrator can still TAKE Ownership back of the files or folders that they did not have access to before.

You could also check and make sure that this user does not have deny permissions anywhere either.

I would start there.

Will.

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