Software won't run unless under admin account

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frickfrock99

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So I can't install my adobe acrobat pro unless I'm logged in under admin.
Any idea how I can do this to my other account?
This happens with multiple programs, not just adobe.
I am running windows xp Pro
 

Jairo1

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make the other accounts admin. or install software for all the users.

if you only have limited account restart computer and keep pressing F8 button and when options show up choose Safe Mode and choose Administrators Account.

Hope it helps :D
 

scuzzo

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This is the way XP is supposed to work. In order to let your kids or whoever use your computer you set them up a limited account so they do not have sufficent privliages to install crud-ware onto your machine. The only way to install or uninstall a program is with an administrator account or to right click the program and select 'Run As'
 

jobeard

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Once installed under Admin; place a shortcut to the new program in
\documents & settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs​
which will give access to ALL users :)
 
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