Windows 10: About accounts: Admin/Standard user?

Discus and support About accounts: Admin/Standard user? in User Accounts and Family Safety to solve the problem; I just did a clean install of W10 for a friend. I havent set up a fresh install of 10 and am familar with the structure of accounts in W7> So. Clarify... Discussion in 'User Accounts and Family Safety' started by BrandoAZ, Apr 29, 2019.

  1. BrandoAZ Win User

    About accounts: Admin/Standard user?


    I just did a clean install of W10 for a friend.

    I havent set up a fresh install of 10 and am familar with the structure of accounts in W7>
    So.
    Clarify for me the "rights" of accounts(that i set up) in W10
    Do they have adminstrator rights?
    Plan was to set up and Admin account with admin rights then create standard user account for daily use.
    Same type of setup in W10?

    :)
     
    BrandoAZ, Apr 29, 2019
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  2. Ruz San Win User

    admin & standard user accounts

    Hi Pub Fan,

    You can create a new user account on your computer and set is as an administrator. Follow the steps provided on this

    page
    . Once you have added a new administrator account, you can change the account type of the original user profile to standard. You can also remove the password for the original account using the new one. Here are the steps:

    • Sign in to the new user account.
    • Go to Control Panel.
    • Open User Accounts.
    • Click on User Accounts.
    • Click on Manage another account.
    • Select the old user profile.
    • Select Change the password.
    • Without typing anything in the password fields, click on Change password.
    You will not lose any passwords for your internet sites after applying the changes.

    Let us know if you need more help.
     
    Ruz San, Apr 29, 2019
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  3. pub. fan Win User
    admin & standard user accounts

    I am the only user of this computer. I am working in the admin setting. I would like to set up an admin user account with a password, and change the current account to standard user WITHOUT A PASSWORD. Can this be done? Is there a particular order to
    follow in doing this? i.e. set-up the new admin account first? or? Will there be any problems in doing so?

    Also, in doing this will I lose all my password for my internet sites?

    Thank you,

    Pub Fan
     
    pub. fan, Apr 29, 2019
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  4. About accounts: Admin/Standard user?

    User Account Control - Remove Standard User

    Hello Alan,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    I'm extremely sorry for the inconvenience. I will help you regarding this.

    I request you to login to built-in admin account and check if you are able to remove the standard user account.

    Steps to Enable Built-In Administrator account.


    • Press Windows key + X.

    • Select Command prompt (Admin).

    • Type “net user administrator /active:yes”.

    • Once you’re done, you can access your built-in administrator account by logging off your current account anytime.

    I hope this helps you. If you have any further queries, feel free to contact us. We will be happy to help you.

    Thank you.
     
    Amit(Kumar), Apr 29, 2019
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