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

    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
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  2.    11 Feb 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,665
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    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
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  3.    11 Feb 2016 #3
    Join Date : Feb 2016
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    windows 8.1 and 10
    Thread Starter

    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
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  4.    11 Feb 2016 #4
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by econnelly 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
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  5.    11 Feb 2016 #5
    Join Date : Feb 2016
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    windows 8.1 and 10
    Thread Starter

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

    Thanks

    Ed
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  6.    11 Feb 2016 #6
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,665
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    Nope. That won't elevate the command prompt.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html
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  7.    11 Feb 2016 #7
    Join Date : Feb 2016
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    windows 8.1 and 10
    Thread Starter

    Brink

    The Elevated prompt and the net user worked

    Thanks

    Ed
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  8.    11 Feb 2016 #8
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,665
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    Glad we could help Ed.
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