Windows 10: User account Control migraine

  1.    17 Jun 2016 #1

    User account Control migraine

    After I switched to Win 10 I decided I wanted to turn off my sign in at start up and somehow I went threw netplz and I unclicked something and that's where it got annoying. From then on I have not been able to make any changes to the system because I'm for some reason signed in as a Guest. I want to download a new version of a game but the UAC wont allow me. Everything I have looked at online seems promising but at every step I get the message from UAC about wanting to make a change to continue and it tells me that I have to enter the admin password and click yes. but the yes is grayed out and I cant! I forgot how but I even followed a tutorial that showed me how to sign in as admin, but I cant because I will get the same message!. aggravating! other than throwing money at Geek squad what else can I do? this is the free win10 upgrade on a computer I got in 2007 lol it came pre loaded and I don't have any back up disks, so if anyone can help or just rip the band aid off and gimme the bad news Id appreciate it!

    A new occurrence had happened and now I'm completely locked out of my computer. It seems to have reset it's self back to screen lock with my old computers name and I can't recall the password and I don't have a password recovery disc. Other than Geek Squad what else can I do?
    Last edited by Dreadphil; 17 Jun 2016 at 08:35. Reason: New occurrence
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  2.    17 Jun 2016 #2

    Hi Dreadphil and welcome to the forum. The tutorial below can help you set a new password as long as you have a Win 10 installation media like DVD or USB

    Reset Windows 10 password without using third party tools
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