unable to connect as standard user but Ok as administrator



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unable to connect as standard user but Ok as administrator

Postby YWxleA » Thu, 07 Feb 2008 14:07:02 GMT

I am running Vista Business and was having no problems using a mobile 
broadband USB modem until last week when I stopped being able to connect when 
using a standard login, but can still connect when logged in as 
administrator. User Account Control is switched off.
Have replaced the modem, uninstalled and reinstalled the software/drivers, 
etc etc but it seems to be a Vista problem rather than being related to 
either the modem or the ISP software.
Nobody from my ISP, computer manufacturer, or modem manufacturer has any 
idea how to fix the problem.
Thanks for any help you can offer.

Re: unable to connect as standard user but Ok as administrator

Postby SG » Fri, 08 Feb 2008 20:21:51 GMT

If you turn UAC on does it work?

All the best,

Re: unable to connect as standard user but Ok as administrator

Postby YWxleA » Sat, 09 Feb 2008 04:03:01 GMT

YES! Thanks so much. I had been advised to turn off UAC to "fix" another 
problem - having a "Wireless Switch Setting Utility" box pop up and ask for 
Administrator permission... but 'm much happier to put up with the minor 
annoyance of that, now that I can get connected again!

Re: unable to connect as standard user but Ok as administrator

Postby SG » Sat, 09 Feb 2008 08:07:33 GMT


Glad it's working and UAC pop-up's are a minor annoyance, but no where near 
the annoyance you have just witnessed by turning it off. A lot went into the 
devolvement of UAC and it's there for your protection, leave it on. I'll add 
your problem to my notes of the ramifications of turning it off can and will 
cause. Thanks for posting back.

All the best,

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