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I needed admin rights using built-in admin account

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    I needed admin rights using built-in admin account

    Using Win 8.1

    First off, the account I'am signed on with is listed as admin type account. It's the one I had to enter my windows account email.
    Since installing the new MalwareBytes 2.0 program (which went in without any problem) it put an shortcut icon on desktop. I tried too move the icon from desktop to another folder and it said I needed admin rights to do this. Usually once I click on continue it gives me access and proceeds to carry out the command.
    So I followed the tutorial to build hidden admin account. I type in: net user administrator /active:yes, it completed. I signed on to the admin account and tried the same operation and it still asked for admin rights.
    What am I doing wrong?

    UpDate: MalwareBytes 2.0 has a self protection ability that needs to not be enabled, otherwise everything associated with the Program including program icons located anywhere cannot be moved.
    Last edited by Johnf; 26 Mar 2014 at 16:02.

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