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Re: XP SP3 not presetend if user is not an admin?

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Old 04-26-2009
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Re: XP SP3 not presetend if user is not an admin?
I dont want this.

He is running on a non-admin account for a reason.

On 25 Apr., 20:15, "JS" <@> wrote:
> Over View of All Groups in Windows XPhttp://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_groups.htm
>
> Right click on the "My Computer" icon,
> Select 'Manage'
> Click on 'Local Users' and Groups
> In the right and pane double click on 'Groups'
> Click on 'Administrators'
> Click on the 'Add' button. Click 'Advanced'
> Click the 'Find Now' button.
> Pick you Father's account name from the list
> Click the 'OK' button and once again click "OK'
>
> Now you Father is a member of the 'Administrators' group.
>
> --
> JShttp://www.pagestart.com
>
> <matthia...@gmail.com> wrote in message
>
> news:683a0530-af63-4e35-b4ab-cdfab1924b5a@k19g2000prh.googlegroups.com...
> Hi there
>
> I have set my fathers Win XP machine to automatically install all
> updates from MicrosoftUpdate and i assumed that XP SP3 will be
> installed by now.
>
> But today i realized that it has been downloaded, but not installed.
> He uses the PC with a "power user" account and not an admin account.
>
> Other updates did install just fine, but not XP SP3.
>
> Logging in with an Admin account promted me immediately to install
> SP3, but since noone is using this machine with an admin account I'm
> concerned that he will miss a few other updates as well in the future.
>
> Is there a way to enable the installation for non-admins as well?
>
> preferred would be without asking him any questions since he wont
> understand them anyway.
>
> btw: also the geniune advantage notification wasn’t installed either.
>
> thanks,
> Matthias


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