Windows 10: Change to a New Administrator Account Solved

  1.    19 Dec 2015 #1

    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.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 12,381
    Windows 10 Pro
       19 Dec 2015 #2

    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)

    Kari
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    20 Dec 2015 #3

    Thank you. I actually figured this out myself!!
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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