1.    3 Weeks Ago #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 76
    windows

    administration


    On my daughters laptop she is listed as admin under her name.
    Update was just installed, I thought it was 1709 but it was 1703.
    I went to run mrt and a box comes up saying no admin rights contact administrator.
    Any help appreciated
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  2.    3 Weeks Ago #2
    Join Date : Oct 2017
    Posts : 454
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    Looks like your user account is standard user account which has permission to do anything that does not involve system wide changes.
    Administrator accounts should be used only to install or modify software and to change system settings.
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  3.    3 Weeks Ago #3
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 76
    windows
    Thread Starter

    Sorry, I don't follow, mrt is Microsoft removal tool, on my computer I have same rights and it runs, also I don't know why even at her level she cannot run a tool from Microsoft to remove malicious software.
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  4.    3 Weeks Ago #4
    Join Date : Oct 2017
    Nottingham, England
    Posts : 81
    Windows 10 Pro

    it scans and accesses important system files so will always be locked to a standard user
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  5.    3 Weeks Ago #5
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 76
    windows
    Thread Starter

    how do I change her to higher admin
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  6.    3 Weeks Ago #6
    Join Date : Oct 2017
    Nottingham, England
    Posts : 81
    Windows 10 Pro

    i believe this is done in user accounts from control panel?
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