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Suddenly lost admin privileges and now unable to change


evprop

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#1
Hi all

I hope somebody can perhaps rescue me,

I have had win8 for approx 1 year and just upgraded to win8.1 last week.

I installed bitdefender total security at the same time and everything was fine for a few days until one morning I woke up my Laptop to find I couldnt open a software program. Further investigation has found that I can not alter anything on my machine.

I have only the one user account which has my name, email, Administrator and password protected showing.

I can use my laptop still but have no admin rights at all.

When i try to open command prompt (admin) it takes a few minutes to come back with an error saying cannot access specified path, file folder etc...

I am pulling my hair out as i cant even restore my system back to factory settings.

How can I restore my factory settings from this point??
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    windows 8
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    dell
    CPU
    i5 2.50ghz
    Memory
    6 gb
    Graphics Card(s)
    geforce gt 650m

tomerello

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Are you able to login to administrator and give back your admin rights?
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 Professional 64-Bit
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Custom build
    CPU
    Intel core i7 950 @3,07 Stock
    Motherboard
    AsRock X58 Extreme 3
    Memory
    Corsair 6x2 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Nvidia GeForce GTX 460 1GB
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Benq G2420HDB 24" [TN]/Fuijitsu THOR 23" [IPS]
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    Corsair F60 [SSD] OS Disk
    WD Black 750GB [HDD] Raid 0
    Segate Baracuda 1 TB [HDD] Raid 0
    PSU
    Corsair VX 550W
    Case
    HAF X
    Cooling
    Corsair H100
    Keyboard
    Microsoft SideWinder X4
    Mouse
    Razer Deathadder
    Internet Speed
    20/2 Telia ADSL
    Browser
    FireFox
    Antivirus
    Microsoft security essentials