Windows 10: Cannot Change Administrator Settings Solved

  1.    04 Aug 2015 #1

    Cannot Change Administrator Settings


    CP - User Acounts: Can't change to 'Administrator' from 'Standard'

    Although User is considered 'Administrator' the User Account indicates 'Standard' and cannot be changed to 'Administrator'
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 20,708
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       04 Aug 2015 #2

    Hello Emeth, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Is this for the built-in "Administrator" account, or some other account?

    For now, you might see if you may be able to use an option in the tutorial below change the account type.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6...dows-10-a.html
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    04 Aug 2015 #3

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

    Is this for the built-in "Administrator" account, or some other account?

    For now, you might see if you may be able to use an option in the tutorial below change the account type.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6...dows-10-a.html
    Not built in Admin Account just User Accounts

    Both User Accounts are considered 'Administrator', however if you go to the CP- User Accounts, and select a User, and 'Change Account Type', it will show that the User Account is 'Standard'.

    If you try to change it to 'Administrator', the dot changes to the 'Administrator', however the 'Change Account Type' is grayed out and you cannot make the change.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 20,708
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       04 Aug 2015 #4

    It sounds like it's already an administrator.

    Use the command below from OPTION FOUR above to see if the account's name is listed as an administrator to be sure.

    net localgroup administrators
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  5.    04 Aug 2015 #5

    Brink said: View Post
    It sounds like it's already an administrator.

    Use the command below from OPTION FOUR above to see if the account's name is listed as an administrator to be sure.

    net localgroup administrators
    Thank you, it appears that the Users are considered 'Administrators'.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  6. Posts : 20,708
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       04 Aug 2015 #6

    Great news.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

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