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Can't run anything as administrator

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    Windows 8

    Can't run anything as administrator


    I can't run anything as administrator. Everytime i do, it says. "The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion".
    I also cannot connect to the internet. When i troubleshoot it, it says "Diagnostics service policy" is not on. the option to turn it on is marked with a blue and yellow shield. It doesn't respond when I click on it, as the option requires admin powers AND I AM THE ADMIN ON MY PC.
    I run on windows 8, ACER. PLEASE HELP ME.

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    Win7 Ult on DIY; Win8 Pro on MBP/Parallels; Win7 Ult on MBP/Boot Camp; Win7 Ult/Win8 Pro on HP


    Try running sfc /scannow and automatic repair.
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Can't run anything as administrator
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