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Problems with outlook 2003

From time to time I get errors pop-up windows from Microsoft in Outlook 2003. It suggest that I update and offers me the access to the download. I have Windows XP, so I click on the proper site. After some search, I am finally being told that because I don't have Administrative privilege I cannot download the update.
Can someone tells me what is going on, please?

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Re: Problems with outlook 2003

Just out of interest: what's the exact error message, and what exactly are you downloading? It might be very legitimate, of course, but it's good to have it checked here maybe.

And the big question: are you being logged on Administrator? Or did the administrator make a user account for you with less capabilities? That makes sense in certain situations.

Kees

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Re: Problems with outlook 2003

The exact message says very simply that because I don't have the administrative privileges I am not authorized to download the update.
I am the sole user of that particular computer. I am on a network with one of my employee, but my computer is acting as the server.
How do I sign as the administrator would be my question? I was named as the user but to change as the Administrator, I am totally null.
Thanks for your response.
Annemarie

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