Windows XP administrator issue - I am the administrator but XP is blocking certa Tags: Configuration Environment Variables Msconfig Windows XP Last response: August 4, 2012 4:19 PM in Windows XP Share silverborne July 29, 2012 2:25:08 AM Hello, XP prevents me from adding paths to environment variables or altering startup files in msconfig, etc. even though I am the administrator - confirmed by looking at the user profiles. Any suggestions? More about : windows administrator issue administrator blocking certa ksiemb August 4, 2012 4:19:20 PM silverborne said:Hello, XP prevents me from adding paths to environment variables or altering startup files in msconfig, etc. even though I am the administrator - confirmed by looking at the user profiles. Any suggestions? Boot from windows CD or run sfc /scannow from command prompt to repair the OS. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNon- Administrator Users Cannot Print with Windows XP ForumHELP!! - XP PC Doesn't Think I am an Administrator ForumMy computer will not recognize that i am the administrator in windows xp pro ForumCan somebody explain the "run as administrator " thing to me? ForumWindows XP Administrator ForumWindows XP Pro Administrator Problem-UPDATE ForumWhy am i not administrator on my computer ForumXP Administrator can print, other users can't ForumXP Home Administrator Account ForumComputer says i am not administrator on xp ForumHow do I get " Administrator Privileges"? ForumLocal Administrator ForumAdministrator Problems ForumWMI tool for XP pro 64b needs "elevated" administrator rights - How do ForumWindows xp problems deleted administrator cannot get old password accepted so ca ForumCan't run as Administrator ForumInfection risks with an account with no administrator righ.. ForumWindows 7 ActiveX and Administrator issues ForumPCMCIA slots need more power??? HELP! ForumSounddrivers free download for Windows XP More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !