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Discus and support I need to get my administrator status back Th in User Accounts and Family Safety to solve the problem; Hi. I need to get my admin. status back after 2 yrs of being just a user bec. I followed someones advice. Please advise me if there`s a fairly easy... Discussion in 'User Accounts and Family Safety' started by bird 101, May 21, 2020 at 2:02 PM.

  1. bird 101 Win User

    I need to get my administrator status back Th


    Hi. I need to get my admin. status back after 2 yrs of being just a user bec. I followed someones advice. Please advise me if there`s a fairly easy way. Thanks much. r.

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  2. Brian Cab Win User

    Enabling administrative status on user account

    Hi Jordan,

    To address your concern, You can do the following steps provided below:

    • Create a new account and set it as Administrator.
    • Log in to the new account and set your original account as Administrator from there.

    Let us know how it goes.

    Regards.
     
  3. Arul_D Win User
    "Built-in administrator" still denied access to many apps and functions

    Hi Andy,

    • What is the exact error message you are getting when you try to open apps?
    I understand your concern about accessing the operating system. I apologize for the inconvenience caused to you, I realize this may be frustrating. We are here to help you in resolving the issue.

    This issue might have occurred due to corrupted system settings/ system files. Try the below troubleshooting steps and check if it helps.

    Method 1: I suggest you to check if Built-in Administrator account is enabled. If so, try to disable.

    Step 1: Follow the steps toDisable Built-in administrator.

      • Press Windows + X key together on your desktop screen.
      • Click on Command Prompt (admin) to open
        Command Prompt
        .
      • Type the following command and hit Enter:
      • net user administrator /active: no (Check for the spaces)
    Restart the computer and check with the status of this issue.

    Step 2: Also, I suggest you to refer to the below thread replied by
    Marilyn O on November 22, 2012 as this suggestion has helped many others and check if it helps you as well.

    App can't open with built in administrator account


    Hope it helps. Get back to us with an updated status of this issue for further assistance.
     
  4. Arul_D Win User

    I need to get my administrator status back Th

    Windows10 think my local user admin as Built-in Administrator. App can't be openen using the built-in administrator account

    Hi Abdullah,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community and being a part of Windows 10.

    I understand your concern about accessing the operating system. I apologize for the inconvenience caused to you, I realize this may be frustrating. We are here to help you in resolving the issue.

    This issue might have occurred due to corrupted system settings/ system files. Try the below troubleshooting steps and check if it helps.

    Method 1: I suggest you to check if Built-in Administrator account is enabled. If so, try to disable.

    Step 1: Follow the steps toDisable Built-in administrator.

      • Press Windows + X key together on your desktop screen.
      • Click on Command Prompt (admin) to open
        Command Prompt
        .
      • Type the following command and hit Enter:
      • net user administrator /active: no (Check for the spaces)
    Restart the computer and check with the status of this issue.

    Step 2: Also, I suggest you to refer to the below thread replied by
    Marilyn O on November 22, 2012 as this suggestion has helped many others and check if it helps you as well.

    App can't open with built in administrator account


    Hope it helps. Get back to us with an updated status of this issue for further assistance.
     
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