1.    03 Feb 2017 #1
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    changing administrator


    Hi All, I have been given a Acer Travelmate 253 laptop using Win 10, I would like to change admin ID, can someone suggest where I can find the necessary info. thanks, Roy
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  2.    03 Feb 2017 #2
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    Hello stanroy, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    If you like, you could create a new account on the computer, make it an administrator account, sign in to the new account, then delete the old account.


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  3.    03 Feb 2017 #3
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    Many thanks for your quick reply Brink, I'll try your suggestion to open a new account, thanks for your time, will post the outcome, Roy
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  4.    19 Feb 2017 #4
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    Hi, thanks for your suggestion, problem solved, grateful, roy
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  5.    19 Feb 2017 #5
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    You're most welcome. I'm glad it could help.
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  6.    22 Feb 2017 #6
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    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)

    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello stanroy, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    If you like, you could create a new account on the computer, make it an administrator account, sign in to the new account, then delete the old account.


    User Account - Add in Windows 10

    Account Type - Change in Windows 10

    User Account - Delete in Windows 10
    I always have two admin accounts on my PCs - one for normal use and another reserve admin account in case I have problems with the main account.
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