Account is administrator, but cannot change User Accounts

vistauseratwork

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I am using Vista Home Premium 64bit. I currently have two accounts set up as an administrator. One as my standard user account, the other 'administrator' account I created awhile back when Adobe tech support helped me create it to troubleshoot installing adobe apps.

If I go to Control Panels - -> User Access, when I select any of the links "Change your account name", "Change your account type", Manage another account" or "Turn User Account Control on or off" nothing happens.

Well, I should say, I get a windows UAC dialog asking if I 'Agree' to make changes or whatever, but then nothing happens.

I did try starting my PC in SafeMode, but no change.
I tried starting up by setting 'msconfig' to have all services/startup items off, but that didn't help.

I can type "control userpasswords2" to access stuff, but I'm not sure if that helps me in anyway, since I'm new to Vista.

Thanks!
 

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Thanks, I'll check out Vista administrator.

I don't think I have any viruses, but I'll double check. Running Norton 360.
I would recommend that you download and install Malwarebytes:

Malwarebytes

And run a full scan with that and upload the log for us please.

Tom
 

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