Enabling Administrative privileges

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Administrative privileges
By mistake i have changed the peremissions on my laptop. All the administrative previleges are disabled, I can not access C drive as none of the users have admin previleges. Everything is locked and gives error. How can i reanable the previleges in orger to regain adminstrative access?

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You have given no details as to what OS, what version, and what patch level. Details like these help you to get an accurate and helpful answer. I can only guess here, but do you have the administrator account password? That would allow you to reset your account security level with most OS’s. If not, please provide the details so we can assist you better. Thanks.
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If it is Win XP, I don’t believe there is a way to disable admin permission on all accounts, Windows <i><b>requires</b></i> that you have at least one admin level account, and won’t allow you to set the last “admin” account to anything else (at least in my experience) Check the other accounts on the computer and I’m sure that one of them has admin permissions.
Good Luck!
-Flame
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  • carlosdl
    Is this computer part of a domain ? Are there other accounts configured on the machine ?
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  • Kevin Beaver
    Check out Elcomsoft System Recovery - it should do the trick.
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