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Standard user account but wanting to use administrator priveledges(XP)

By foolios
Oct 30, 2007
  1. I know that some appz such as a particular game I want to install won't work at this pc because of admin lockouts on installing anything onto the computer.
    I know this is touchy ground as most people won't explain how to circumvent administrator priveledges.
    But this has gotten me very curious.
    I am wondering in what ways I can add this ability without too much harm or without disabling admin rights.... But as a standard user account without admin priveledges...
    I was wondering what if I were to add a usb drive and try to install the game to that. Is there a way to make that work without too much trouble?
    It wouldn't be installing it directly into the drive of this pc. It's a non-critical pc but it's still part of the domain so I can see the concern.
    Well, the info probably can't be posted if it's too serious. But maybe a little trick may not be all that bad.
    Actually, please email me rather than post it. I am interested in any ideas or solutions.

    Thanks in advance.

    And of course, if the post needs deletion, I understand. It's just this information isn't easy to come by and I am very curious.
  2. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    I can say that there is probably a reason that you do not have Admin rights on that PC. And trying to circumvent those settings is not a good idea. Just my 2 cents, and I will help you no further.

    :wave:Welcome to TechSpot:wave:
  3. foolios

    foolios TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 18

    Yes, this is true.
    I am wondering with sandboxes that allow secureness of running applications whether anyone has run into a situation like this but maybe they used a sandbox which allowed them to run an app, game or what-have you. Maybe in a temp environment or on a temp drive such as a usb drive.

    Anything similar, ideas.

    Thanks for responding.
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