Why am I unable to access Sharepoint 2010 Central Admin from my user name?

I am a farm administrator but unable to access central administration from my desktop or the server. is there somewhere else the security needs set to access central administration?
dserotkoAsked:
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JohnGrunwellCommented:
You must be a member of Site Collection Administrators and Farm Administrators. Are these set?
dserotkoAuthor Commented:
I just verified and yes my account is registered as a site collection administrator and as a farm administrator
JohnGrunwellCommented:
Are you getting an access denied from your desktop? or page not displayed?
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dserotkoAuthor Commented:
It has me try to login 3 times, then simply goes to a blank page with no errors listed
JohnGrunwellCommented:
This is a Internet Explorer permissions problem.  What version are you using?

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JohnGrunwellCommented:
internet properties, security tab, under internet go to custom level at the bottom for Logon check auto log on with current username and password. close out of the internet and re-try it
dserotkoAuthor Commented:
It is IE 7 (unfortunately lol). Let me try it and get right back to you
dserotkoAuthor Commented:
OK, I made that change and no go. I tried a laptop with my username a few minutes ago and it works under my name, even without the above setting changed. t has to be something to do with IE or my PC not allowing me to access. Any other ideas on this? Thanks for your help so far!
dserotkoAuthor Commented:
OK just found the issue, yay! I had to uncheck "Enable Windows Authentication" in "Internet Options" - "Advanced Settings" (screenprint attached). Thank you for your help as it narrowed down the issue to IE, not SharePoint!
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dserotkoAuthor Commented:
Thank you much!
JohnGrunwellCommented:
Glad you got it fixed.
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