Windows 7 permissions


I recently installed a new computer with Windows 7

The user I created, at first, didn't have administrator rights

I installed the various apps on the workstation using the administrator profile

Then a few weeks later the user complained about error messages and lack of permissions.

I added his domain profile to the local administrators

A week later same complaints

After closer analysis it seems to be access to the registry that is causing his issues

I tried to give the user ownership and full control to HKLM and HKCU

Regedit indicated that it couldn't assign these permissions to all branches of the registry

I assume that I'm not handling this in the proper manner

Any ideas ?

Yann ShukorOwnerAsked:
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Benjamin VoglarIT ProCommented:
Download Process Monitor (sysinternals) Run it with admin rights. Then run the app. Filter in Process Monitor on critical app.

Look if there is "ACCESS Deny"

So you can identify where the user has no rights.

In this way, I could practically remowe all users from local administrator rights.

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Disable the UAC also on the system.
Benjamin VoglarIT ProCommented:
Disabling the UAC is the worst thing you can do. Security extremely problematic. Is almost  the same if you install Windows XP back on it.
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