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Windows Vista User Accounts.

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#1 dav1943


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Posted 19 May 2008 - 03:44 AM

hello all, i have a user account on windows vista as well as an Administrator account however i am having problems moving files around when on user account as it keeps stating i need administrator rights to m,ove certain downloaded files. The problem is when i go onto my system under the administrator user the downloaded files are not there.Is there any way i can combine my user account with the administrator account or is there another solution? Any input would be appreciated, thankyou,david.

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Posted 19 May 2008 - 06:01 AM

It all depends on the locations that you're trying to access (the places you're moving from and the places that you're moving to).
In particular, there's a Downloads folder in the root (base) of my C:\ drive that requires this sort of action every time.

The easiest way is to open Windows Explorer as an Administrator. Go to Start and type "windows explorer" (without the quotes).
At the top of the list that shows, right click on "Windows Explorer" and select "Run as administrator". It'll prompt you for your Administrator credentials and then will open with Administrator privileges.
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#3 dav1943

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Posted 20 May 2008 - 03:42 PM

thankyou for your help, that did the trick. David.

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