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INSUFFICIENT SECURITY PRIVELEGES

By seanhaughey ·
I am running windows 2000 Pro, and always log on under Administrator, I now keep getting a warning that " you dont have sufficient security priveleges to add new hardwear, log off and back on as an administrator", the only thing that i did was to re-name the administrator account, but i dont know if that has anything to do with it. Can anyone help please.

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by carlos.nino In reply to INSUFFICIENT SECURITY PRI ...

Check to see if that account has all the privileges needed. Windows does strange things!

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by kmcniff In reply to INSUFFICIENT SECURITY PRI ...

how dis you rename the administrator account? the way to do this is in the Local Security Policies (secpol.msc), Local Policies, Security Options. Select the Rename Administrator Account. Set this policy to give this account a new name.

Now log in using the renamed administrator account and password.

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by seanhaughey In reply to

Thanks to this answer I sorted the problem out in 10mins. Thanks very much. Poster rated this answer.

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