Windows 10: Enable Administrator


  1. Posts : 6
    windows 8.1 and 10
       11 Feb 2016 #1

    Enable Administrator


    Hi

    I have a Laptop (Windows Home 10) and a Desktop (Windows 8.1 home) and I want to enable Administrator on both. I have used all of the suggesting about this I got on the internet and nothing works. Sure could use some help here.

    Thanks

    Ed
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 33,125
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18262
       11 Feb 2016 #2

    Hello Ed. and welcome to Ten Forums. :)

    You might see if an option in the tutorial below may be able to work for you.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 6
    windows 8.1 and 10
    Thread Starter
       11 Feb 2016 #3

    Brink
    I have tried option 1 and get a error 5, Option 2 an3 get "Windows cannot find file" . Have not tried option 4.

    Thanks

    Ed
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    11 Feb 2016 #4

    econnelly said: View Post
    I have tried option 1 and get a error 5
    Error 5 means you aren't authorized. Make sure you run the command from an elevated Command Prompt
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  5. Posts : 6
    windows 8.1 and 10
    Thread Starter
       11 Feb 2016 #5

    I used window key + R. That should be elevated.

    Thanks

    Ed
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 33,125
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18262
       11 Feb 2016 #6

    Nope. That won't elevate the command prompt.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  7. Posts : 6
    windows 8.1 and 10
    Thread Starter
       11 Feb 2016 #7

    Brink

    The Elevated prompt and the net user worked

    Thanks

    Ed
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  8. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 33,125
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18262
       11 Feb 2016 #8

    Glad we could help Ed. :)
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
How to Enable or Disable Built-in Elevated Administrator Account in Windows 10 This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable the hidden built-in elevated Administrator account in Windows 10. You must be signed in as an administrator...
Solved re-enable windows key in General Support
Hello, I could not find a solution for how re-enable the windows key on my keyboard. This is the second time it just stopped working. I cannot figure out how I did it before.
Intel VT-x Enable? in Virtualization
I need to enable Intel VT-x in order to run VMWare on my laptop. I cannot find where to enable it in my BIOS and I was wondering if there is any alternate way I can turn it on. I am using a Lenovo Thinkpad W540 and it is running on Windows 10.54835
Solved Should I enable hyperthreading? in Performance & Maintenance
Hello all, I am seeking some advice / instruction. While looking things over on Speccy, I noticed that hyperthreading is not enabled on my system. Should I enable it, and what would be the benefits. Also, if I do enable, how would I go about it. I...
How to enable full OSK? in General Support
Hi everyone, On a surface pro 1 tablet, I'm having trouble locating where to enable the full onscreen keyboard. Has anyone managed to set this please? I.e. if I click the notification bar keyboard icon, then press the language key (I've...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:34.
Find Us