USB Ports Are Disabled - Local System Administrator Rights

Jun 2, 2010

I am using Windows XP in a corporate workstation where I have been given the local system administrator rights and I am not in any kind of domain or workgroup.But my problem is the USB ports are disabled and I wanted to enable them.

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Local Administrator Rights?

Apr 17, 2007

In our Windows 2003 domain at work, we have a number of laptops that connect to our network. The users of these laptops (both Windows 2000 and XP) need to take them home to work on them.Some of them have hardware devices at home such as printers and wireless home networks, which they may want to connect their laptops to. should you make laptop users a local administrator of their laptop? It would mean that they can connect anything to their laptop and install anything onto it. There have been times where our users have messed up their machines because they have local admin rights to it. What kind of policies do you lot use in this kind of scenario?

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Jul 7, 2010

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Oct 17, 2008

Normally I reinstall windows when I run in to this problem, 9 times out of 10 caused by a virus. This time I decided to try and restore policies and get rid of the virus by hand... but I couldn't find a guide telling how to get these policies back! Has anyone created a guide or done this before? I figure if the rights can be taken away, they surely can be given back.

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Just recently I cannot download any programs or install from disc as it keeps saying I do not have administrator rights.I am the administrator.

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In win XPPro environment I have lost admin right to all accounts. While installing a sfotware I get this message:"You currently do not have access to the Windows registry. Please see system admin to install realplayer." I tried checking the install and uninstall file to make sure the read is unchecked, I looked for previous versions of software to remove and In safe mode as Administrator and also created a new administrator and still cannot download software due to same issue. I rebooted and restarted the computer several times.

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Feb 10, 2008

I use the PC at church to project the words for the audience to see. Unfortunately other people tamper with it and very often I go to use it and the settings have been changed. Can you tell me how I can go about allowing others to use the PC but only allows me to change setting.

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Sep 9, 2005

I'd like to know how others deal with programs that require Administrator rights or they refuse to run. I'm currently running Windows 2000 Pro, but I'll be moving to XP and the issue is the same with either OS.I don't want my domain users to have Administrator rights because they install things like webshots and ITunes and other junk that could lead to spyware.How do others balance this.

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Dec 9, 2007

Get an XP Home laptop to list and refresh the list of wireless networks without having Admin rights, Has ever got this working.

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Apr 19, 2008

I am running windows XP on an IBM T42. I used to be the administrator on this machine, though I set up a separate log in with all admin privileges. Using this account, I used to be able to install, uninstall etc. A week or so ago, I noticed that I was no longer able to uninstall anything using this account. The system kept saying that I needed to be logged on as admin.

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Aug 13, 2007

I have a home computer with windows XP and I have lost my administrator rights. Most likely a virus or a hijacker has taken over but i cannot do anything to clean up the computer. I cannot uninstall, run the virus program or even reinstall XP. Is there anything I can do to gain access back to my computer.

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Feb 15, 2009

I have bought a second hand computer (Windows XP) and am unable to load any new programs onto the computer as I don't know the administrator's user name/ I can delete or over-ride the administrator's account/rights.

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Oct 20, 2009

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Sep 20, 2007

I can not make any changes in msconfig, nor can I change any program startup options in services.msc...If i try to uninstall a program I get a dialog box that states windows installer can't be located, I've tried to dl and install it but, you guessed it, no installer to install it with. There are three people using these machines, myself, my wife Kim and our 16 year old boy.Having done a little research I've read that I shouldn't go online in an administrator account due to vulnerability issues while in an admin.

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Mar 29, 2006

I have computers with two logins, one as myself as administrator and one for my students as limited users. These were previously County computers with the County as administrator. One of these machines has locked me out as administrator. I can't install uninstall programs. How can I remove this identity? I am already setup as administrator but am locked out on this one machine only.This computer has Windows NT as its OS.

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Feb 2, 2009

I can only access my computer using the guest account. This is husband's computer and he has admin rights. When signing in to my or his account, we only get the wallpaper on the desktop with nothing else -- no task bar, no start, nothing to click on. I am limited in downloading/running virus scans because of the non-admin status.

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Oct 26, 2007

My OS is XP Pro. For quite a while now, whenever my system tries to install the latest version of Win Media Player, most of the installation happens and then I get an error message saying the installation wasn't completed and that I must log on as administrator. Since I am the adminstrator, I guess I've somewhere along the line lost my administrator rights.

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Aug 4, 2006

I have Intel Celeron 2.40 GHz desktop with Windows 2000 SP4 installed on it. It is a standalone machine at my residence. The problem is that whenever I login as an administrator or even make a new user with administrator rights or assign an existing user as an administrator and login, the computer reaches the desktop and then restarts. Then it runs scandisk. After successfully running scandisk, it comes to the login screen and the moment I login, same thing repeats. However, if I change the administrator rights of another user to Guest or something, it works fine.

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Jan 2, 2008

I'm using Windows XP. I have one user account with administrator rights.

When I boot up, my desktop is blank except for the desktop background. In other words, no icons, no start menu, start up programs don’t load, etc. At one point, I got this error:

"Windows cannot find '/idlist, :400:2196,c:'. Make sure you typed the name correcttly, and then try again ..."

(I haven't been able to replicate this error, though. It showed up once.)

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I have Windows XP on my computer. On the control panel when I click Network Connections/Local Area Connection I see that my Local Area Connection is disabled. When would I click Enable and when would I click disable as to my Local Area connection?

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when i restart my computer, before the login screen, it says that my user account has been disabled.and then only lets me login to the guest account, which doesn't have administrator settings.

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can I skip choosing user on starting windows, by mistake I disabled administrator and there is no other user, and I can not start windows

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Aug 26, 2008

i have a problem lol so i disabled all the accounts except for the administrator because i needed to log on as the on startup the admin is the only user account available. BUT...i was led to believe that the password was blank so it would log in automatically but it is password protected, but i never set a password for it so im confused as to how to enable my other user accounts. Is there a way to do it in safe mode from the cmd prompt or do i have to just reinstall another windows OS to get it back up and running.

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May 1, 2005

new computer last month and we have not experienced any problems with it until yesterday. I had to use the ctrl+alt+del function for some reason, but when I entered those keys, a message came up that said "Task Manager has been disabled by your administrator." Ctrl+alt+del has worked previously, as recent as the day before. But for some reason it will not open up. No one in my family messed with the computer controls, at least not purposely. I called the Tech Support for HP, the maker of our computer, and they could not figure out the problem. Their only suggestion was to do a full system restore. I imagine there has got to be a way to fix this.System: Microsoft XP Home Edition. Service Pack 2 Make: Hewlett-Packard Pavilion

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Jul 24, 2005

I get on my laptop this morning and every single file and folder is read only and it tells me that I don't have the permissions to change it.There are only two user accounts on my computer.I'm the administrator and the guest account is disabled.

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Sep 20, 2005

I'm running windows XP SP2 When I press Ctrl / Alt / Delete the system displays a message saying "Task manager has been disabled by your administrator". I have a stand alone PC not connected to a network so I'm guessing that a rogue piece of software has done this.

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Jan 29, 2006

I recently downloaded "teakui" to remove email details on loggin page. I use Incredimail as my email programme, this is now not my default programme and it will not let me change it. It says "you need administrator or power user privileges in order to set it"
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Can someone let me know how to configure a Windows 2003 domain user as a local administrator on a XP Professional client. I have set the same user ID up for the user on the local PC with administrator rights and when I log into the PC locally this works fine. When I log into the PC as a domain user the user has user rights and not local Administrator.

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Jul 16, 2008

Can anyone tell me what happens when the local administrator password on a PC Windows XP Pro/Windows 2000 Pro) is expired? From experience I know that you receive a prompt asking if you want to reset the password or not. Does this just pop-up forever or would you eventually be locked out of the local administrator account if the password wasn't reset? Is there any kind of official documentation about this out there? I've looked on TechNet but am not having much luck locating information. Also, does anyone know the registry key to set an expiration interval?

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Nov 3, 2007

I Dont Know What Has Happened To My Computer But It Looks Everything Has Gone Bad. The Task Manager Is Disabled By Administrator When Pressing Ctrl Alt Delete. No Turn Off Button On The Start Menu! Cannot Open Anything In New Window Or Cannot Click A Link, It Never Redirects!

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