Vista is saying im not computer administrator

  chaztait 21:10 11 Oct 2007
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Vista is saying im not computer administrator, but in "manage accounts" i am. Adn also the only user there that waqs used when first installed vista. Why is it saying this and how do i fix it ?

thanxs

chaztait

  Graham. 22:08 11 Oct 2007

When does it say this?

  woodchip 22:11 11 Oct 2007

Go into safe Mode, you can then as it's booting choose Admin

  woodchip 22:12 11 Oct 2007

Go into safe Mode, you can then as it's booting choose Admin. When booting normal it does not let you boot to Admin

  skidzy 22:39 11 Oct 2007

There are a few things to learn regarding Vista and Elevated commands,sounds awful i know...but not all that bad.

As you are the only user,maybe consider using Vista's hidden super account that gives you full control click here

  chaztait 23:08 11 Oct 2007

but what i dont get is that im already the administrator and shouldnt have any hassle trying to register McAfee. Does anyone else have this same problem ?

  skidzy 23:20 11 Oct 2007

1/ Locate the applications icon or short cut and Right click on it

2/ From the Drop Down Menu select the Run As Administrator option

3/ Now click the application icon or short cut and it should run

4/ When the User Account Control (UAC) message appears enter the appropriate credentials if you are logged on as a standard user, and click the Submit button

5/ If you are the Administrator and UAC is not configured to always require credentials, just Click the Continue button and the application should start.

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