Problems with administrative stuff

By coastymad
Dec 5, 2005
  1. Hello, I am having problems at the moment with my PC it's running windows XP proffesional SP1 and for some reason I can't upgrad eit to SP2 it say something along the lines that i don't have administrative access to change the registry, even though I am the administrator. Any ideas? thanks
  2. coastymad

    coastymad TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 103

    can anybody give me an answer, please?
  3. toffeapple

    toffeapple TS Rookie Posts: 152

    login in as administrator and add everyone to administrators group.

    right click my computer
    choose manage
    choose users and groups
    choose groups
    choose administrators
    choose add and add everyone

    when you are done remove everyone from the admin groups
  4. coastymad

    coastymad TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 103

    Sorry about the long time in replying, but it didn't work. Any other ideas?
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