administrate permission needed with windows RRS feed

  • Question

  • i have a assus notebook that i used to let my 12 year old play games on until he crashed it. well i took it to his mothers house so she could fix it and when i got it back she explained she had to install windows 7 to get it to work. okay no big deal except for she went in command prompt and set up some kind of group something and now when i want to install something or change a setting it says i need permission from the administer and asks for a password which she says she doesnt know. how to i fix it

    Friday, August 28, 2015 1:27 PM


  • Hi,

    your post is misplaced, you can post to the official WIndows 7 forum here:


    The feature, which prompts for the password is called USer Account Control. Here you can find some hints on reseting the password:


    In the end it could be easier to just re-install the notebook.

    Hope this helps.


    Stoyan (Please take a moment to "Vote as Helpful" and/or "Mark as Answer" where applicable. This helps the community, keeps the forums tidy, and recognizes useful contributions. Thanks!)

    Friday, August 28, 2015 3:36 PM