Windows 10: Lost Admin Privileges on Windows 10

Discus and support Lost Admin Privileges on Windows 10 in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; Hi. I'm not really sure how or why, but somewhere along the line, I lost admin privileges to my PC, on my own account. Given that I'm the only one that... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by ulseaphi, May 8, 2021.

  1. ulseaphi Win User

    Lost Admin Privileges on Windows 10


    Hi. I'm not really sure how or why, but somewhere along the line, I lost admin privileges to my PC, on my own account. Given that I'm the only one that uses this PC, the only other account that exists is the encrypted "defaultuser0" account, which I don't have access to. Each time I try installing a program or do any task that requires admin privileges, a password prompt appears, requesting the password for the aforementioned defaultuser0 account to complete the administrative task. I've managed to get by for a while, but it's becoming increasingly difficult to get things done, and I really ha

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    ulseaphi, May 8, 2021
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  2. bro67 Win User
    bro67, May 8, 2021
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  3. tdburch01 Win User
    Administrative Privileges lost on my Windows 10 pc

    I returned from a business trip and I have lost all administrative privileges to my windows 10 p

    Not sure if it was hacked or the kids did it but all administrative privileges have been lost none the less.

    Step one, I reviewed all the information online on windows 8 and windows 10 similar situations.

    I tried them all, I have zero privileges to do any of them. I can not create a new account to add admin privileges to.

    I can not enable a hidden admin account to work with. I can not use command prompt to do anything related to admin privileges.

    I'm basically locked out of all programs dealing with administrative privileges. A app recently failed, and I had to download it again unfortunately, can download it without administrative privileges.

    Step two, accept that I can not do this alone and reach out to the community for help.
     
    tdburch01, May 8, 2021
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  4. Berton Win User

    Lost Admin Privileges on Windows 10

    lost admin privileges?

    The PowerShell line doesn't work for me, either with Admin or without. Gives this error:
    Attachment 242457
     
    Berton, May 8, 2021
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