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Windows 7: Don't have administrator access. Want to defrag and install new progra

20 Sep 2011   #1

Windows7 Professional, 64bit
Don't have administrator access. Want to defrag and install new progra

I am using a laptop with following sepc:

ThinkPad lenovo laptop, T410i
Windows 7 Professional 64bit

This laptop is companie's one and I am using at home.
I don't have administrator access and neither I have the password for administrator.
Company has defined a user account for me and I only can log on with it.
I think these steps are for security reasons not to crash the laptop.

Now that I want to defrag the computer, it asks me to login as administrator account.
Or I want to install a new program and I can't. This is very annoying.
Is there any way to install only in my own user account?

When I explained the matter to IT officer in the company, she told that I should take the laptop to the company and they will take care of the issue.
BTW the head office is 600 km away.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Sep 2011   #2

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

While I understand your frustration, the bottom line is it is a work computer, and their rules. You may have better luck contacting the home IT department and ask them, rather than your local IT people ... Good Luck!
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Don't have administrator access. Want to defrag and install new progra

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