Not able to install applications on windows ? Fix it in an easy step.

by Rohit Khurana on December 25, 2007



Are you not able to install any applications on your windows computer because of insufficient privileges ? When you try to install some applications it normally prompts a window saying you do not have administrator rights.

What to do in such case and how to install the applications ?

Well there are more than one solutions to this problem. Lets have a look at the Fix below.


Right-click on the setup which you want to run for installation and click Run as. A window as shown below will show up.



In username type Administrator and in password type the Administrator password if you had set up any, otherwise leave it blank ( in case there is no administrator password set). Press OK.

This will start the setup successfully with administrator rights.

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{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

Ajai April 9, 2008 at 9:40 pm

I was trying to install google toolbar with the steps that you have given but its coming as unknown username or password………………its not working at all

VASU May 25, 2009 at 5:49 am

In My PC, computer is enabling to install all softwares. after installing softwares. if i wish to restart or shutdown my computer all installed softwares are not found. alteast nothing saving….

kindly help me out from this….

Danish Backer June 19, 2009 at 2:05 am

Can i install without having admin password?

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