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install msn without administrator rights?

Hi all,

I want msn on my work PC but it wont let me because i need administrator rights, is there anyway around this?

Thanks
Martin

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Why don't you

have administrator rights? Is this your personal computer? Are there other users?

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other users

Hi,

There are other other users, it is on a network and we all have our own usernames and passwords,
Is there anyway i can install msn on my account?.

Thanks

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(NT) (NT) Is this a work computer?
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(NT) (NT) This is a work computer
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Ask your supervisor

why you don't have administrator rights. Chances are, you aren't supposed to have them. Be careful. At some companies, this type of behavior can result in a reprimand or worse.

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There sure is a way but...

it consists of asking your network administrator on one of his/her minions to do it and being able to convince them there is a functional need.

Most work computers are set up to reduce the workload and troubleshooting problems of the staff and user added applications are frowned upon.

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Dear mightymartin,

I'm not going to state the obvious by telling you to ask permission from your supervisor, yet on the other hand, I'm not going to tell you how to snatch his password or magically hack your network.

Basically, I doubt there's a chance you can install MSN MESSENGER on your work computer. What you CAN do on the other hand, is log in online, browser-based MSN MESSENGER duplicates. They are secure and they work.

Here are two of the most popular ones:

http://www.wbmsn.net/
and
http://www.e-messenger.net/

-AInTeL

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Hi,
Thanks for posting that. I have tryed the online msn's and most of them are blocked by the administrator lol. I use www.v41.com to go on blocked websites, i manage to log on but when i click on someone who is online nothen happens, i know it is something to do with my settings on www.v41.com, just wonderd if anyone else is a member on this site and knows how to change the setting so i can chat.

Thanks
Martin

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