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How to escalate to administrative token in Windows 7 using only CMD.exe [duplicate]

If I am not able to right click on CMD and run as administrator, or CTRL + Shift + Enter to run CMD, but I am using an administrative user account in a non-admin shell (CMD.exe); How in the world do I ...
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NTFS - Domain Admins don't have permissions despite being part of the Local Administrators group

As per "Best Practices" staff in our IT department have two accounts. An unprivileged account and an account that is a member of the global Domain Admins ($DOMAIN\Domain Admins) group. On our file ...
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NTFS Permissions will not inherit for one file

I have a bizarre issue that seems to be UAC related but I can't figure it out. On the face of it, it seems to be the same issue as this, but it's not quite. I have a folder which contains the files ...
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Windows folder mounted in Unix, unable to touch anything 'permission denied'

I've got a windows system running centos inside a virtual box vm. I have a directory I've shared in windows, and mounted from centos, in fstab, like so: //<ip address>/head_build ...
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Best Practices - Windows 7 Remote Road Warrior Laptop User Permissions

I'm interested in what are considered best practices when setting up laptops for remote users who are never in the office. With UAC in Windows 7, a standard user is significantly limited in what they ...
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Domain Admins group denied access to d: drive

I have a brand new Active Directory (CORP-AD) installation running on Windows 2008R2. I have a domain controller (PDC01) and a member server (ME01). The member server has a C: and a D: drive. Part ...
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difference between windows 7 (64bit)enterrprise and windows 7 (64bit)professional Unable to create folder under c:\Program Files

This is related to http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4721604/windows-7-64bit-win32-api-to-sacrificerelegate-administrative-privileges-for Posting here to get more idea about UAC with respect windows ...
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How to convert a elevated command prompt to a regular command prompt?

I have UAC disabled on my system, and all command prompts start as elevated ("Administrator: ..."). Even if I start cmd.exe from the Start Menu, it's still elevated. Is there a way to run a ...
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Curious Interaction between User Account Control, Explorer, and local Users group

I have an example directory hosted on a data drive on a Windows Server 2008 installation ("MACHINE"). Only SYSTEM, Domain Admins, and Administrators (local) have full control permissions applied to ...
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On Windows Vista, is there a way to allow an application to always run with elevated permissions?

Here is the scenario, I have an application that requires elevated permissions to run on my Windows Vista based HTPC, but I don't want to disable UAC because the computer is always connected to the ...
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Elevating Windows installer in Vista

Vista requires elevated rights for installers which install drivers or other system items. Pointsec has one of these installers with the problem that the installer itself does not request elevation so ...