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dakota9

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I need to access my registry editor. It says that it has been disabled by the system administrator. This is the PC in my house, no one else uses it. I tried restarting in safe mode, but that didn't work. I need to do this because I need to rebuild the winsock 2 registry key if anyone has any hints on that.

Thanks for the help, hope to hear from someone soon.
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You don't have "Administrator priviliges". This means you are only a limited account. Are there any other users on this machine? If so, log into one with "Administrator priviliges". If not, on the "Welcome Screen", hit Ctrl-Alt-Delete twice and yo should get a login prompt with the name "Administrator" or "Owner". Just press "OK" to login (no password) and go to your registry editor that way.
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In Win 98 se, what is considered the welcome page? I tried this at several screens and all it did was restart after the first ctl-alt-del.

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Oh sorry :D. I was thinking about XP. I'll tell admin about your situation and he'll be with you shortly. <_< What message do you get when you got to "Start", then "Run" and type regedit? Are there any other users on the computer? If so, try a different account.
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Try this program to correct your Winsock problem:
http://www.geekstogo...=download&id=21

Often times the registry editor is blocked by spyware and/or viruses. Have you scanned your system for these?
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