Re: Restore user Admin authority
From: Steven L Umbach (n9rou_at_nospam-comcast.net)
Date: Sun, 04 Jan 2004 06:04:14 GMT
If it works in safe mode, then it sounds like a conflict with a startup
program/service or even a driver problem because basically safe mode starts in a
"bare bones" mode, though less likely a driver issue. Try using msconfig to pinpoint
the issue. See KB link below for more detail. --- Steve
"Randy" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> This fixed my wireless connection access. Still getting
> the message below and saw one other post with the same
> problem. Also, I lost two user accounts when doing the
> security fix, but, says the accounts are still there.
> Below is the specific message when using any admin tool
> *.mmc, also still can't use Search function but all work
> in safe mode. Thanks, Steve. Randy-
> Unable to use Administrative Tools...
> MMC cannot open the file C:\windows\system32\services.mmc
> This may be because the file does not exist, is not an
> mmc console, or was created by a later version of MMC.
> This may also be because you do not have sufficient
> rights to access the file.
> >-----Original Message-----
> >You can use secedit as described in KB link below to
> reset security settings to
> >default defined levels. However if that user is a member
> of other groups [and he
> >will be a member of the everyone and users group] , he
> still may have restricted
> >access if there are custom rights/permissions assigned
> to that group. If you
> >have a specific problem, it would help if you could post
> the details. --- Steve
> ><firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> >> How would one go about restoring/replacing security on
> >> pro system with ntfs for a specific user that also has
> >> Admin authority? Thanks.