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You do not have sufficient rights to perform this operation windows 7

    Question

  • When I try to rename a local drive in Windows 7 Professional I get the following message "You do not have sufficient rights to perform this operation"

    Any help would be appreciated
    Bill
    Saturday, December 05, 2009 3:59 PM

Answers

  • You can try enabling the built-in admin account as below:

     

    Enable built-in admin account

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    1. Click Start, click "All Programs", please find and open "Accessories" folder.

    2. Please right-click on "Command Prompt" item and select "Run as administrator".

    3. Please type the following command line in to the coming window.

     

    net user administrator /active:yes

     

    Note: There is a space between "Administrator" and "/active:yes".

     

    4. Log off and log on the Administrator account and try to rename the local drive.

     

     

     


    Vivian Xing - MSFT
    • Marked as answer by Vivian Xing Thursday, December 10, 2009 8:54 AM
    Monday, December 07, 2009 7:50 AM

All replies

  • Are you logged in with admin privs?

    Are you using Explorer to do this, or the Computer Management Console?

    FW
    Saturday, December 05, 2009 5:24 PM
  • To follow up on what Track7 has said, if you are trying to use Explorer, open it with "Run As Administrator".

    -Noel

    Saturday, December 05, 2009 5:37 PM
  • You can try enabling the built-in admin account as below:

     

    Enable built-in admin account

    ==============

    1. Click Start, click "All Programs", please find and open "Accessories" folder.

    2. Please right-click on "Command Prompt" item and select "Run as administrator".

    3. Please type the following command line in to the coming window.

     

    net user administrator /active:yes

     

    Note: There is a space between "Administrator" and "/active:yes".

     

    4. Log off and log on the Administrator account and try to rename the local drive.

     

     

     


    Vivian Xing - MSFT
    • Marked as answer by Vivian Xing Thursday, December 10, 2009 8:54 AM
    Monday, December 07, 2009 7:50 AM