log in as a administrator

  rob3600 19:23 02 Sep 2009

I on a number of occasions have attempted to load programmes of delete programmes and have been told I do not have the necessary rights to do this and must be logged in as an administrator. But I am, can someone explain how to get round this?

  Technotiger 20:16 02 Sep 2009

Start up in safe mode, then make your changes.

  rob3600 21:16 02 Sep 2009

Thanks but sorry for sounding dumb but how do I make the changes, at present I do not have to log in at all, as I am the only users on this computer. And according to the user accounts I am an administrator!

  Technotiger 21:22 02 Sep 2009

To get into safe mode, repeatedly press F8 during normal start-up - you can then use the computer as normal. You do not need to log-in as such.

Being shown as Administrator in accounts does not necessarily make any difference.

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