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Windows 7: Change Account Type button is not enabled even as administrator user

28 Dec 2011   #1
sathyguy

windows 7 pro x64
 
 
Change Account Type button is not enabled even as administrator user

Friends,

i have windows 7 x64 in my dell precision notebook.
i have administrator user and tommy user.
tommy user is in admin group. but not able to execute any program but its account type is standard.
then i logged in as administrator and went to UAC there i try to change the account type of tommy user from standard to administrator.....as soon as i click the administrator's radio button. the "change account type" is disabling...its not enabling.
how can i solve this problem?

thanks
sathyguy


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28 Dec 2011   #2
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sathyguy View Post
Friends,

i have windows 7 x64 in my dell precision notebook.
i have administrator user and tommy user.
tommy user is in admin group. but not able to execute any program but its account type is standard.
then i logged in as administrator and went to UAC there i try to change the account type of tommy user from standard to administrator.....as soon as i click the administrator's radio button. the "change account type" is disabling...its not enabling.
how can i solve this problem?

thanks
sathyguy
Welcome to the forum,

If the first two options aren't working for you in this tutorial,

User Account Type - Change

then you can try the other three and see if that works.
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29 Dec 2011   #3
sathyguy

windows 7 pro x64
 
 

thanks for your reply.
but my problem is....my other username is already in the administrator group.
but the other user is not able to perform any admin task.
then i logged in as administrator and i checked in the uac account type. its shows as standard user.
what to do? is my administrator user itself corrupted?
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29 Dec 2011   #4
rraod

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

Login as administrator and create another new user and make him as administrator by adding him to the administrator group along with users group. Try logging in to that new user and check whether he can perform admin functions. If it is OK, then you can delete any non working user names and profiles.
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29 Dec 2011   #5
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 

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