Articles tagged: run as administrator

How do I stay protected using an administrator account?

Administrator accounts have more safety functions in them in recent Windows versions, but you’re right… running as an administrator could be a risk.

How do I defragment a hard drive on Windows XP?

Defragmenting a hard drive absolutely has its place. There are several ways to get to the controls in Windows XP.

What’s the “Appdata roaming” folder?

Appdata roaming doesn’t mean your computer has been roaming. It’s nothing more than a folder designation on your machine. Why data may be put there, however, is a bit more complex.

How Do I Get Administrative Privileges on Windows XP?

If you have the password for the administrator account, you can easily elevate any other login account to have administrator privileges.