Windows 10: Can't go back from standard to admin


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    computer windows 10
       10 Jun 2018 #1

    Can't go back from standard to admin


    my account was admin before then I tried to putting it to standard because I thought that would fix the log in when you start your pc. then now I'm stuck in standard. I can't open cmd(admin) can't open some apps with uac in it, can't open netplwiz it won't let me.it says sign in as admin but no bars to type in account. it just says no when I try to open it. the only option is no. and I kind of forgot my admin password which is a big of a problem. can't revert my pc to windows 7 just thought that may fix it all. I have no family accounts etc in my settings. I can't do anything to get my admin back.
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18262
       10 Jun 2018 #2

    Hello Akali, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    You could see if your're able to enable the built-in Administrator account at boot, sign in to that account, and make your account an administrator again.

    Enable or Disable Elevated Administrator account in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials
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  3.    11 Jun 2018 #3

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello Akali, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    You could see if your're able to enable the built-in Administrator account at boot, sign in to that account, and make your account an administrator again.

    Enable or Disable Elevated Administrator account in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials
    The only way I know how to fix this is to boot from an installation drive, and use the "sticky keys" trick to create a new admin user, logon as admin, and change the affected account back to admin.

    See section "create new user............"

    How to Reset Your Forgotten Password in Windows 10
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    Windows 10 Home x64 and Pro x86
       11 Jun 2018 #4
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