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. m 0 l 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How do i change administrator settings in windows 7 Forum How do i change my administrator settings on windows 7? Forum Change Administrator Settings Windows 7 Forum How do i change my administrator settings on windows 7? Forum How do i change administrator settings in windows 7 Forum SolvedHow to change account type from administrator to standard for windows7 Forum Lost/deleted administrator settings WINDOWS 7 Forum How to change administrator in windows 7 Forum Change administrator name in window 7 computer Forum Change administrator name in window 7 computer Forum Windows 7: Steam will not install 'administrator has set policies to prevent ins Forum SolvedCan't change the windows 7 proxy setting Forum how to change your administration on a windows 7 ultamate when you don't have prevliges Forum Can\'t change Windows 7 monitor settings; ATI Radeon HD 5450 Forum How to change bios settings in intel g41 motherboard for windows 7 Forum Cant change multiple display settings windows 7 Forum How do i change my windows 7 settings from black to normal Forum How to change my audio settings as speakers in windows7 Forum Enable change user type button in windows 7 in standard user to assign administr Forum Enable change user type button in windows 7 in standard user to assign administr Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !