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Win.XP.Pro

By lilfoot03045 ·
I can run Regi Cure and XSoft Spyware and CC Cleaner when I right click on them under Administrators sign in when I use run as.I can't when I click on them normally.When I click on any program I downloaded it say's I don't have permission. I have followed directions here on changing admin.password it says I can't I don't have privileges.When I shut down and turn back on it rejects my password that I use to run the programs above.It says locked out.I can hit enter and get in.Can someone help me.I don't want to have to reinstall.I have downloaded programs suggested here to help and I can't install and run as it says I have no priv.That I am not Admin. This was set up as the Adm. for me and I am the only one to use my comp. HELP

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On Domain or limited account?

by Dedlbug In reply to Win.XP.Pro

Do you know if your computer is on a domain or is it a stand-alone computer/personal computer. The following applies to a computer NOT a member of a domain.

Can you still log into your computer as normal? If so, "Start" - "Control Panel" - "Users Accounts". Check to see if your account says "limited" IF it says limited, you have to change that to Administrator. Keep in mind that if it says limited, chances are that someone else wanted your account to be limited.

You may have to boot into "Safe mode" to change the password or status of your account.

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