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Can't install used software.

When I try and install used software, I often get a message : " must have administrator's privileges" or similar, and it won't let me install. Is there a way to set the computer to allow me administrator's privileges?

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  • upub5 Mar 07, 2009

    I checked, and I already have Administrator's Privileges. I looked at "Group Membership, " and it showed me in"Other" and an Administrator (Windows 2000 O/s.)

  • upub5 Mar 17, 2009

    I am set up as administrator, and I still get a message that I need administrators privileges before I can install software.

  • mark
    mark May 11, 2010

    whats your operating system you use

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What you need to do is first log into the system as an administrator and then go to the "Users" icon in the Control Panel.

Select your username and change the account type to administrators.

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