Administer privileges

  Furthark 18:15 03 Feb 2005

How do I get administer privileges on my computer? The computer says I am the administer but when I try to alter the settings in Norton’s firewall it comes up with the message ‘You do not have the necessary rights to configure the item you have double clicked’

  TomG 18:50 03 Feb 2005

Am I right in thinking you have XP on your machine?

If it is XP - How many people log onto your machine (different accounts)? If may be that although you are an administrator someone has tampered with the permissions.

Have you tried the symantec support website?

  Furthark 19:00 03 Feb 2005

Tom G, Sorry, yes it is XP and it is only used by myself.
I admit I got fed up trying, so I un-installed the Firewall and re-installed it and I can now get in to it, but I would still like to know what happened.

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