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Yes, you have to have administrator rights to add/remove programs.
Log out and then log in as administrator:
First you must ensure that the Administrator Account is enabled:
1 open Control Panel
2 open Administrative Tools
3 open Local Security Policy
4 expand Local Policies
5 click on Security Options
6 ensure that Accounts: Administrator account status is enabled
The below is not available in Vista Home Basic - so any other advice???
1 open Control Panel
2 open User Accounts
3 click Change the way users log on or log off
4 untick Use the Welcome Screen
5 click Apply Options
You will now be able to log on as Administrator in Normal Mode
Open the control panel and select System and Maintenance.
Scroll to the bottom of the page and select Administrative Tools.
In the new window open Computer Management.
From there open System Tools.
Now open Local Users and Groups.
And finally open Users.
Right click on the account named Administrator and select Properties.
There is a series of tick boxes in the lower half of the properties window deselect the one saying Account Is Disabled.
Apply the changes and Log Off, there should now be 2 accounts in your log in screen, select administrator.
when you go to delete your old account it'll ask you if you want to save the documents and settings from it. say yes and copy the files from the folder into your new admin account.
Posted on Jul 17, 2008
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