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Windows Server 2008 Local Admin Account not appearing during software install

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I am in the process of reinstalling Fortis Blue document managment software on a Windows Server 2008 computer and one of the installation steps requires entering the account credentials for a local user that is a member of the local admin group.  When I select an account that meets that criteria, theFortis software installer rejects and says "the account must be a member of the local admin group."  I have created several local admin accounts and none of them will satisfy the software installer.  Any thoughts or observations will be appreciated.  
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Aaron Shilo earned 500 total points
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hi
best bet is to use Administrator for the install process.
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