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Adminsiatrator log on

by Bill McKenzie / March 22, 2010 9:57 AM PDT

I have Win 7 Home Premium and when I try to get an update for SuperSpyware, a message tells me I have to be logged on as Administrator - but my machine has only one user - "**** Administrator." How can I get round this?

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(NT) Have you tried creating another administrative account?
by John.Wilkinson / March 22, 2010 10:41 AM PDT
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User Account Control
by CassandraF_WinTeam / March 22, 2010 2:59 PM PDT
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Try changing your User Account Control (UAC) settings: Click Start button > Click Control Panel > In the search box, type UAC > Click Change User Account Control settings.

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by Bill McKenzie / March 23, 2010 7:45 AM PDT
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All this does is to ask me to be notified about changes to my computer. I set it at 'notify me when programs try to make changes' and Ok it - but when I return, the slider has reset itself to 'never notify'.

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