Windows 7 Change Administrator Settings Tags: Configuration Windows 7 Unlock Desktops Last response: February 6, 2013 12:01 AM in Windows 7 Share Terence Ayres February 5, 2013 11:44:49 PM Hello, I have a new pc desktop and I am locked in as administrator which limits cerain uses of other progs. how can I unlock and still keep all info. More about : windows change administrator settings warhead0 February 5, 2013 11:49:09 PM Contact the PC's Administrator to upgrade your account permissions. Or you may be able to do this through User account control panel. Apanzee February 6, 2013 12:01:21 AM Press start and type "run" - in the window that appears, type "cmd" to open command prompt. Type the following in the box that pops up, one line at a time: net user administrator /active:yes net user administrator * It will then prompt you to enter a password, just hit enter twice to leave it without a password. Reboot the machine and log into the administrator account that should now be visible at the log in screen. Go to control panel and modify the settings for your personal account. Next, open command prompt again and type: net user administrator /active:no Reboot the machine and log in as usual. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumChange Administrator Settings Windows 7 ForumHow do i change my administrator settings on windows 7 ? ForumHow do i change administrator settings in windows 7 ForumWindows 7 Change Administrator Settings ForumHow do i change my administrator settings on windows 7 ? ForumHow do i change administrator settings in windows 7 ForumChange administrator name in window 7 computer ForumWindows 7 : Steam will not install ' administrator has set policies to prevent ins ForumHow to change account type from administrator to standard for windows7 ForumChange administrator settings windows xp ForumRestrict internet access to administrator 's account using windows 7 . ForumHow to remove the windows 7 administrator password which has been forgot and can Forumhow to rename/ change Administrator name? Forum"Reboot and select Proper boot device" ForumFree download network controller driver windows 7 32 bit ForumSettings for connecting laptop to tv ForumWindows start up screen in wrong position ForumHp pavilion g6 2132tx drivers for windows 7 32bit ForumAudio driver windows 7 ultimate free download ForumHow do i change my administrator settings on windows 7? More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !