Cannot Change User Account To Administrator Windows 7
Posted from Windows Central for Windows 10 Using the Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL for Windows 10 (Redstone) 0 5 months ago Reply user-774 I think it's enormously embarrassing for M.soft that on SpywareDoctor scan. As a Standard Account you cannot install software, so I would suspect that your password was entered as a response to an installation prompt. 1 5 months ago Reply MediaCastleX Are Now, in control panel it shows me as administrator but when I open the account it is set to standard user and it grays out the button when I try to this content
Your child is a hacker, that's all there is to it...lol =p Ugh, I'm at work...so boring lol =p Windows 10 RULZZ yer FACE!!! 0 5 months ago Reply Withheld Lock If you accept cookies from this site, you will only be shown this dialog once!You can press escape or click on the X to close this box. Click OK to complete the task. Double-check the user account is now a Standard User account by using the following command to view all members of the Users group. http://www.windowscentral.com/how-change-user-account-type-windows-10
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A case like this could easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. And you need to be an administrator to enable it... :/ –Majenko Mar 18 '11 at 12:33 @Matt - I forgot about that - I'm not using Windows 7 Enabling it just increases the attack surface of your machine and opens a vulnerability that you don't need. Did not fix the problem.
Click Change account type. Marked as answer by Ted McCarty Wednesday, May 18, 2011 11:53 PM Wednesday, May 18, 2011 6:58 AM Reply | Quote All replies 0 Sign in to vote Hi Ted, net localgroup Users "account-name" /add Keep in mind that while we're focusing this guide for Windows 10 users, you can use these instructions on Windows 8.1, and even Windows 7 and I am looking for Windows 7 login experience, Windows 10 made logging into my computer extremely annoying: I share my computer with another person and whenever they log in and turn
UAC should go away, and login as admin at boot should come with a non skippable 30 sec warning screen Imho.
Also, are there any other administrator accounts? This isn't malware or anything else but stock Microsoft. The 10'000 year skyscraper Is there a wage gap between smokers and non-smokers?
Change a user account type on Settings Use the Windows key + I keyboard shortcut to open the Settings app. http://electrictricycle.net/cannot-change/cannot-change-administrator-password-windows-vista.html Always work as a standard user and only raise to admin when necessary. I've been working like this since NT 4.0 and that was a challenge, but since Windows 2000 this is absolutely painless and the recommended way of working. 1 5 months ago The average user does not understand UAC, does not give a sh*t and will blindly hit YES without thinking a microsecond.
Not exactly a safe thing to do but they have forced it on me. Aside from paying additional $ for third party apps, why can't there be a "Read Only" mode for the OS? 0 5 months ago Reply toph36 I thought setting an account as This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.
I have a Family Safety monitored child who still managed to get infected by clicking on a suspicious link.
Click Apply to complete the task. 4. It's really too bad that Linux is not usable in the business world, maybe then M$ would fire all of the EX-APPLE heads that are running the show and get back Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the http://electrictricycle.net/cannot-change/cannot-change-administrator-password-windows-7.html If it is and you want to activate the built-in administor account, you will need to activate it by running an elevated command prompt.
I never ever ever set their account as administrator! Under Other people, select the user account, and click Change account type. No administrator account -- cannot change account type Started by Ita , Feb 08 2011 11:21 AM Please log in to reply 4 replies to this topic #1 Ita Ita Members CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).
Choose the account type: Standard User or Administrator. Click the Change Account Type button to complete the task. 3. It's my only user account so now it's in a mode where I can't switch it back to admin. In that case I'm going to rework the answer (again!). –ChrisF Mar 18 '11 at 12:59 1 Well, when I say you have to be admin to enable admin, I
Marked as answer by Ted McCarty Wednesday, May 18, 2011 11:53 PM Tuesday, May 17, 2011 2:34 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hi, for a second (or