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Admin doesn't have admin rights RRS feed

  • Question

  • Here we go again... I've searched for this answer in forums and it seems others that asked the same question didn't get an answer.

    This is a fresh install of XP Pro with all service packs. User is an administrator, however can not install programs or change configuration, error:

     "An access denied error was returned while attempting to change a service. You may need to log on using an Administraor account to make the specified changes."

     

    Ideas?

    Thursday, October 20, 2011 5:57 PM

All replies

  • Click on start > run > lusrmgr.msc > click on groups > doublr-click "Administrators" group > check if the user is actually the member of administrators group. 


    Regards, h9ck3r.
    Wednesday, October 26, 2011 6:27 AM