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Access is denied for some services or programs on Windows 8.1 or 2012 R2

Created by Interspire Import, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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Overview

While managing Windows 8.1 or 2012 R2, you may not be able to access services or programs such as:

  • Command prompt
  • IIS
  • Task Manager
  • Services
  • Printers

Environment

Mobile Admin 8.1 and earlier

Cause

Certain services require elevated privileges in Windows 8.1 or 2012 R2 that a user with local administrator privileges does not have.

Resolution

Use the built-in administrator account to perform these actions.

 

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20:25, 22 Jun 2016

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