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January 2, 2005 11:57:32 PM

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I am attempting to install Turbo Tax and I have been blocked because I must
have administrative rights. I have XP professional with service pak 2 and I
have spent 2 hours trying to figure out what I must do to appoint myself
administrative rights on my personal pc---I feel totally stupid!!

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Anonymous
January 3, 2005 12:32:36 PM

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SMUDGE <SMUDGE@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

>I am attempting to install Turbo Tax and I have been blocked because I must
>have administrative rights. I have XP professional with service pak 2 and I
>have spent 2 hours trying to figure out what I must do to appoint myself
>administrative rights on my personal pc---I feel totally stupid!!

Via Start > Run run
CONTROL userpasswords2
Go Advanced > Advanced > Users. Double-click the user and click
"Member of". Make sure that the user is part of the Administrator
group.

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Anonymous
January 3, 2005 10:05:02 PM

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SMUDGE wrote:
> I am attempting to install Turbo Tax and I have been blocked because I must
> have administrative rights. I have XP professional with service pak 2 and I
> have spent 2 hours trying to figure out what I must do to appoint myself
> administrative rights on my personal pc---I feel totally stupid!!
>


HOW TO Create and Configure User Accounts in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;279783

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