becoming an administrator in windows xp

  ray27 08:10 17 May 04

I have windows xp home on my computer and when I attempt to download files to my cd burner it informs me that I am not the administrator and I do not have the authority to do this would I like to down load them to my documents.

This is not too much of a hassle but as I am the only one who uses the computer I would like to be the administrator how do I become this?

Any advice would be greatly appreciated


  ray27 08:23 17 May 04

I have just managed to find the page in windows that states that I am the administrator so this cant be the problem

  Jakey boy 08:27 17 May 04

You here

  Stuartli 08:55 17 May 04

Help and Support in XP details all that is required ragarding Security and Administration - that's why the always very comprehensive Microsoft Help files are provided in all of its applications and programs.

  ray27 19:25 17 May 04

Thanks Chaps

I have added the above link to my favorites ,it should be very helpfull.

The problem I appear to have is that although I am logged on as an administrator when I try and download files from the internet to my cd copier it states" you are not an administrator and do not have the authority to do this , do you wish to save to My Documents?
any Ideas on this?
many thanks Ray

  ray27 19:33 17 May 04

Hi its me again I have just tried to download stguff to the cd copier and would you believe it it worked OK this time so alls well
many thanks for your advice

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