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Windows 7: How to enable Administrator from basic account

22 Nov 2011   #1
wdes

Windows 7 Enterprise 64bit
 
 
How to enable Administrator from basic account

Hi, I currently have a Non-Administrator account and so very limited what can be done on the computer (ie cannot install or uninstall software).

The hidden Administrator account has been disabled, along with any other account which may have access to perform Administrator commands (even the guest account).

Is there anyway to get around this problem, through the likes of command prompt which will enable me to gain full Admin rights once again?

Many thanks.


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22 Nov 2011   #2
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

As you are using Company software have a word with the Company IT Administrator.
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22 Nov 2011   #3
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Is this your own computer or is it a networked machine?

If you're on a network then the accounts you mention will have been disabled by your IT administrator.
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22 Nov 2011   #4
wdes

Windows 7 Enterprise 64bit
 
 

Thats part of the problem, our IT Admin support is based abroad and causes problems. They will also be changing us soon for the most basic of tasks carried out and we are seeking a solution to this.

Any solution to this?
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22 Nov 2011   #5
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

'Fraid not.

We're in no position to help you overrule your IT Department's protocols.
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