Windows XP Admin account

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How do I insure I am logged in as admin in Windows XP?

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  • Subhendu Sen
    What environment is there ! means, is this pc/laptop related to office/ home ! Have you admin rights.... What OS are you using now! Please provide more details to get useful opinions/ suggestions.
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  • mtboru
    I am running Windows XP on a desktop - XP was loaded years ago by another person and I "believe" the account I log in with is "admin" but am not sure. I believe I need to be logged in as admin so I can load MS SQL Server 2008 Express.
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  • carlosdl
    You need to review the groups that the user account is member of.

    If I remember correctly where to check that in XP, it is in "Control Panel"->"Administrative Tools"->"Computer Management" and then in "Local users" or something similar.
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  • mtboru
    Thanks. I'll give this a shot. Couldn't find a solution im my Windows XP  Home Edition manual.
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