1.    14 Jan 2017 #1
    Join Date : Jan 2017
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10 Pro

    I'm leery of clicking on Administrator


    1/13/2017 Since yesterday's upgrade to Windows 10 Pro, when I enter my password, I not only see my name but also the word Administrator. I'm leery of clicking on Administrator for fear my computer might be reformatted, but I certainly would like to have Administrator Privileges. What should I do?
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  2.    14 Jan 2017 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,287
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    Hello Gerry, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    If you had enabled the built-in "Administrator" account, then that would be why you see that account's name on the sign-in screen.

    Administrator account - Enable or Disable in Windows 10
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