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  1. #1

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    Windows 8

    lost all administrator rights...

    A couple of days ago i noticed that my C: Drive doesnt have its usual name and i cant access it, now its just Local Disk C. the PC work fine, except for the fact that i cant install anything, or open anything that requires admin rights. I cant perform a factory reset from the "advanced tools" menu, when booting, i cant create a new account i cant change any setting on current account, an so far no one has seen a similar problem.
    If someone could help me i would be very grateful.

    I have an Asus ROG series PC that runs Windows 8 (64bit)
    16GB RAM, Nvidia GTX 660, Intel Core i73770 3.40GHz
    Last edited by AdrianDevder; 06 Jun 2013 at 13:01.

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  2. #2

    Maryland USA
    Posts : 746
    Windows 8 & Windows 7 Dual Boot

    When you first set up your windows 8, did you enter an email address for your user account?

    Try signing in as that email address and see if things are restored..
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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