cant create DB

IN sql 2008 ex I cant create a new DB. I just right-click select create new database, type a name in and get the below? I have winxp

There is already a DB created so it can be done. what is going on?

TITLE: Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio

Create failed for Database 'nopCommerce'.  (Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo)

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An exception occurred while executing a Transact-SQL statement or batch. (Microsoft.SqlServer.ConnectionInfo)


CREATE DATABASE permission denied in database 'master'. (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 262)

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Daniel_PLDB Expert/ArchitectCommented:
Do you have sufficient priviledges to create a database? Make sure you are logging to server with apropriate account.
In case you can't login as administrator because someone removed local administrators group you can login using SQLCMD and add such account (you need to be logged in to windows with administrator account):

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jagguyAuthor Commented:
The sql 200ex in on my PC and has DB's to test with. As I said before i created a DB a while ago.
I have the management tools so if i create another account with privileges how do i do this?
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