Wii Backup Manager issue... .-.

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Jul 30, 2011
  1. Aijelsop
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    I am on an account on my computer which isn't an admin... When I try to open WBM, and add an iso or ciso to add to my USB, it only shows files on the ADMIN account...

    How do I access the files on MY account on WBM?
     
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    I, don't use windows but I don't think this is possible.

    Giving a user direct access to a drive is too dangerous.
    He could circumvent the filesystem and thus its limited rights.
    He practically would be admin.

    But under normal multiuser systems you can run single programs as a different user (eg admin).
    They require the (targets) password every time or can be set up (by an admin) not to.
    Since this is available since (at least) the 80s maybe Windows can do it too.
     
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    I'm a bit confused by what you mean.

    I'll try to restate my issue.

    WBM only allows you to run as an administrator. I am on a NON admin account on my computer. I cannot access MY account's files to add a ciso game to my USB drive because the program only goes through admin files, because it is a run as administrator only program. I want to be able to access files on MY account, not the admins.

    Is there a way to "run as current user" mode? (Something like this: Run This Program in Compatibility mode for: Windows XP SP2)
     
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    Why don't you have a admin account on your computer ?

    Windows XP has a hidden admin account, if you hit the F5 button just before the computer starts to boot and enter the pc via safe mode you should be able to enter via the hidden admin account and then change your account to admin status.

    Control Panel-Users.

    Regards
     
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    I misunderstood you. I thought you wanted to run it as a user (and explained why I don't think it possible)

    Admin should have access to files of all users.
    Are you sure you selected the right directory?
    Note that the things like "My Documents" would be the admins ones.
    You would have to access them via its real path (C:\users\... on 7).

    Running as the current user is the default.
    You must have already changed it to run as admin, undo that.
    But as I said I don't think it would be able to access the drive.
     
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    I can access the drive, and I haven't tried accessing C:\users\..., I'll try it.
     

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