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Administrator login and Rootkit Revealer

by CesiaS / April 9, 2006 9:45 AM PDT

I have winXPHomeEd. As I understand with WinXP HomeED in order to log in as Administrator I need to be in Safe mode. When I try to Run RootkitRevealer in SafeMode I get the message " RootkilerRevealer unable to run in SafeMode".

What am I missing ?

I'm the only user of my PC,on the start-up it boots directly into my account. I tried TweakUI, but still do not get the option to log in as administrator.

I have Win XP Home Ed sp2 with all the relevant updates, use Firefox, Zone Alarm , Norton Antivirus 2006 and have all the recommended antispyware ( AdAware SE, SpybotSD, Spyblaster, Ewido, Windows Defender ) and CCleaner installed.

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Cesia, You Only Need Admin Rights...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / April 9, 2006 10:09 AM PDT

You don't need to actually run as the "administrator" log in. You only need to log in as ANY user with administrator priviledges vs "limited" user privileges..

Hope this helps.

Grif

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(NT) (NT) Thanks Grif
by CesiaS / April 9, 2006 1:37 PM PDT
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