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Restrictions from an admin account?


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#1 jtphenom

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 02:41 AM

I have XP Media Center. Why, when using an account with admin privileges, would I get a message telling me I have to log on as an admin in order to perform a particular function?

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

Edited by jtphenom, 11 December 2008 - 02:43 AM.


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#2 Luser

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 09:10 AM

Because some programs require you to be logged in as the "Administrator", I w seen this before and the program have been written to not only go on your privileges but also the user name.

Just as the message says "You may need to log on using an Administrator account to make the specified changes".
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Posted 11 December 2008 - 03:22 PM

I think that means that something in that folder is already running. And/Or it is a virus/malware/spyware.

Are you trying to delete it or execute it/Edit it?

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