1.    19 Dec 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 19
    Windows 10

    Change to a New Administrator Account

    I have purchased a laptop from a friend. Just prior to my purchase Windows 10 got loaded. The compter has one account which is an administrator account. I think that the same account information is used as a login to Microsoft. I would like to remove the account and substitute my own administrator account. How do I do that.

    Thanks for you help.
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  2.    19 Dec 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
    Posts : 8,687
    Windows 10 Pro

    Here's what you need to do:
    1. Sign in to current admin account
    2. Create a new user account for yourself (tutorial)
    3. Change the new user account's account type to administrator (tutorial)
    4. Sign out from the old admin account
    5. Sign in to your new admin account
    6. Delete the old admin account (tutorial)

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  3.    20 Dec 2015 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 19
    Windows 10

    Thank you. I actually figured this out myself!!
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