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Problems installing programs into a "limited" user account

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Anonymous
February 5, 2005 10:21:01 AM

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I am unable to instal a program in my son's user account (which is a
"Limited" account. )I am not given the option to provide my Adminstrator
passwod to enable me to instal the program. This used to be an option but now
seems to have disappeared.

Can anyone help, as I am not keen to give my son "Administrator" privliges
Anonymous
February 5, 2005 3:44:05 PM

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"To start a program as an administrator"
http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/window...

"HOW TO: Use the RUN AS Command to Start a Program as an Administrator in Windows XP"
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;305780&sd=tech

Install the program from your administrator account.
-or-
Change his account to an administrator, install the program, then change his account back again.


Austin M. Horst
Anonymous
February 5, 2005 8:32:56 PM

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Hi,

Please see: http://rickrogers.org/xpsware.htm

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Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org

"Problems installing programs" <Problems installing
programs@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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>I am unable to instal a program in my son's user account (which is a
> "Limited" account. )I am not given the option to provide my Adminstrator
> passwod to enable me to instal the program. This used to be an option but
> now
> seems to have disappeared.
>
> Can anyone help, as I am not keen to give my son "Administrator" privliges
Anonymous
February 5, 2005 10:52:29 PM

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