admin rights

we have an old windows 2000 pc. we tried to install some software but it blocked us and said we do not have admin rights. is there a way to install software on it by booting up from a CD/software or log in as an admin.
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Brian PiercePhotographerCommented:
Just login as administrator - if you don't know the password see

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b0lsc0ttIT ManagerCommented:

Use the user name Administrator as you start and login.  Enter your admin password or leave it blank, if you never set a password.

Let me know if you have any questions or need more information.

munzerAuthor Commented:
You are saying type in "Administrator" and leave password blank. I am sure there is a password.i just do not know what it is.

It seems you have to buy some software that will either reset the password or read it and decrypt it.
b0lsc0ttIT ManagerCommented:
The login name should still be Administrator (unless that was changed).  The program KCTS suggested above is free and is a popular tool to reset the Admin password when lost.  All credit to him if that fixes this.

Download a tools call passware 7.11 . Good Luck
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