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Pop-Up Blocker Problem???? Media Player idiocyncracies?????

by italger / September 14, 2008 6:53 AM PDT

I have a problem that's driving me nuts. Actually, I think I have two problems. First, I love www.beethoven.com classical music so I joined to get their Member's Only Commercial 24/7 music but then couldn't open the Members Only window because when I'm on that site or any site and click on a link, it comes up and instantly closes. I thought it was a Pop-Up blocker problem so I tried to figure out how to get the system to allow pop-ups on that site. I turned off all of the pop-up blocker buttons I could find but no luck. I emailed beethoven.com and was told that it was a bug in my Media Player. I was told to uninstall and reinstall. I did that and now I'm having even more trouble. I can't download any pictures or videos from my email, etc.!!! When I try, I get the following message, ?To finish installing Windows Media Player, restart your computer and then log on as an administrator or a member of the administrator?s group.? I?ve restarted my computer about 8 times so far and I get the ?Owner? window to log onto, not the Administrator?s. How do I get to the Administrator?s? I'm way older than these kids who were born with a computer chip in their brain and this internet/computer business completely fries my grey cells! I need HELP! Can you help me?
Italger
Compact Presario S4000NX
55277-OEM-0011903-00106
Windows XP
Female, 66 and aging fast due to computer frustration

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