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Windows 8 installation - not administrator

  1. #1


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    Windows 8 Pro 64

    Windows 8 installation - not administrator


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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,577
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Borgers,

    Here's a couple of things to check to see if either may be the issue:

    1) Make sure that the account that you signed in to Windows 8 is an administrator account.
    2) Make sure that the account that you signed in to the Store is an administrator account.
    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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    Posts : 2
    Windows 8 Pro 64


    Shawn,

    You were correct. I knew about your first point, but was completely unaware of the second point. Very helpful.

    Much thanks.
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    Posts : 22,577
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome. I'm happy to hear that did the trick.
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