Windows 10: Will installed apps under the admin account be available to all?

Discus and support Will installed apps under the admin account be available to all? in Windows 10 Software and Apps to solve the problem; Hello! I'm new to Windows after being a Mac user for the last 20 years. I have used Windows in work, currently I use Windows 7, but everything is... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Software and Apps' started by g41851, Dec 1, 2018.

  1. g41851 Win User

    Will installed apps under the admin account be available to all?


    Hello!

    I'm new to Windows after being a Mac user for the last 20 years. I have used Windows in work, currently I use Windows 7, but everything is locked down and we can only use certain programmes and can't make any changes at all - no internet either!

    So, I have installed all the apps that I am going to be using and everything is running great. I read that it's unwise to use the Admin account for everything, which is what I'm currently using. If I create a non-admin account will all the programmes I have installed on this admin account be available?

    Also, will all my personal display settings and so on be available on the other account?

    Many thanks!

    :)
     
    g41851, Dec 1, 2018
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  2. itsmikem Win User

    App not available under a non-admin user

    I created a non-admin account on my Windows 10 laptop with Microsoft Office but PowerPoint is not present. It's available and working fine under the admin account. In the non-admin account, when I go to Windows 10 Settings/Apps/Apps & features, PowerPoint isn't even listed, so there is no "repair" button to click. I clicked repair under my admin account, and it still isn't available in the non-admin account. How do I make it available for my non-admin user account?
     
    itsmikem, Dec 1, 2018
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  3. Vesao Win User
    Remove account


    I suggest you backup your personalized files first before removing the account.
    To delete an account, follow these steps:
    1. Press WIN + X keys and click Command Prompt (Admin) from the menu.
    2. Type the following command and press Enter. Replace test with the name of your sister's account. Code:
      Code:
      net user test /del
     
    Vesao, Dec 1, 2018
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  4. Will installed apps under the admin account be available to all?

    Local account installation question


    I'm fairly certain that Skip this step was available in 10.0.130 - the workaround in Step 20 (back button) is no longer required.

    The currently known, as of 10.0.130, ways to create a Local account sign-in are
    • Skip this step at the MS account creation phase
    • No Internet connection during the install
    • static IP (post# 2 by Fragment) - New (to me anyway)
     
    Slartybart, Dec 1, 2018
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