Windows 8 permissions vs Windows 7 [closed]

Posted by Saturn2888 on Super User See other posts from Super User or by Saturn2888
Published on 2012-08-25T17:52:04Z Indexed on 2012/08/27 21:42 UTC
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How do I disable administrator prompt in Windows 8?

When I upgraded from Windows 7 Pro 64-bit to Windows 8 Pro 64-bit, I noticed some permissions issues extremely problematic to my using the OS.

When running Windows 7 or Vista with UAC off, I was able to navigate around the filesystem as if I was on Windows XP and prior such that I didn't have to run as administrator and could copy and edit files wherever I wanted.

In Windows 8, turning off UAC no longer does this.

Does anyone know how to get Windows 8's permissions to act like Windows 7 and Vista when UAC is disabled?

NOTE: I did a clean install on my laptop with Windows 8, and it has the same issues.

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