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WHEN TRYING TO DOWNLOAD A PROGRAM IT SAYS TO LOG IN AS ADMINISTRATOR. HOW AND WHERE?

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  • MASON959 Apr 27, 2008

    WHEN TRYING TO DOWNLOAD A PROGRAM IT SAYS TO FIRST LOG IN AS ADMINISTRATOR. I HAVE DOWNLOADED IT FIRST BUT IT NEVER CAME THROUGH. MY QUESTION IS WHERE DO I LOG IN AS ADMINISTRATOR, WHY?

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Due to security reasions, the some installwares are blocked by OS.
So, to run that setup your windows log-in must have administrator previleges.

  • Try to boot your system with another user name and password on your system.
  • Then try to install the software/download.

Please post your feed back whats going on.

Thanks
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Hi,

Are you using a PC at home or at work?

Posted on Apr 27, 2008

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    Damen Wong Apr 27, 2008

    Are you using XP?

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Your account doesnt have administrative rights.
you need to login with a user which has these.

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  • Ekse Apr 27, 2008

    you should also be able to run the program, by first downloading it and then rightclicking on it -> run as administrator


  • Ekse Apr 27, 2008




    as you can see in this image, simply right click over the program and select run as administrator.

  • Ekse Apr 27, 2008

    how to login as administrator if you dont see administrator in the login screen::





    when you are at the login screen, press

    CTRL+ALT+DEL

    then press them again

    CTRL+ALT+DEL



    the classic login screen comes up

    type in

    Administrator

    (and the password if you have one)

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