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By Jsah ·
At Home on my own computer (no nic card)when trying to logon to ms windows update, I get this message that In order to update my windows 98 se I must see my network adm.

There is no network. This happened after problems with ie5.5. IE5.5 was already re-installed and so was 98se.

Did we miss something?

Thanks.

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by asjwm2 In reply to Windows Updates

If you have any free incidents left on your 98se warranty, call 800 936 4900 and then hit 0. That's a Microsoft number. I think more likely that somehow you have set up your own account as a user and not as "the administrator." What I did is to set it up so you just turn the computer on and up comes the desktop without asking you for a password or anything else. If you have more than one account (people with passwords using the computer) then you must find out who is "the administrator" and then log on as that administrator in order to use the privilege of getting Windows update. I removed all that administrative stuff from my home computer because only I and one friend use it, and I trust him and he knows my password. You might try locating the "passwords" icon and reset the password to no password (just hit return on both fields), then reboot. Like in the University lab all the clocks are set differently, but when I tried to set the correct time I couldn't because it was an "administrative privilege." Arrrgghhh!

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by Jsah In reply to Windows Updates

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by kmerrillt In reply to Windows Updates

It could be a setting in I.E. While in I.E. go to tools, Internet Options, Security, INternet, scroll to the bottom and set it to AUTOMATIC LOGON WITH CURRENT USERNAME AND PASSWORD. Hopefully this will help. There are also other controlling factors in I.E. that will cause this.

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by Jsah In reply to Windows Updates

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by caquino3759 In reply to Windows Updates

Go to search or find,type in{*.pwl}delete any password files found,restart your computer. This will let you set new user passwords or none if you chose.

P.S.: Make sure to write down any passwords you use on the web,shouldn't matter but couldsave some time!

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