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Windows 7: Can't switch user accounts.

28 Feb 2015   #1
Azingy

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Can't switch user accounts.

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I can't switch from Standard user to Administrator user. I've almost tried everything I could possibly do.


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28 Feb 2015   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Azingy, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You should be able to log in to your "Tony2" account, and change the "Tony" account to be an administrator account.

User Account Type - Change

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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28 Feb 2015   #3
Azingy

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Option 1: I can't changed user account to administrator because I am not an administrator.

Option 2: Same thing here.

Option 3: Can't changed it because "The user could not be added becausse the following error has occurred: Access is denied."

Option 4: 'net' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.

Option 5: "This computer is running Windows 7 Home Premium. This snapin may not be used with this version of Windows. To manage user accounts for this computer, use the User Accounts tool in the Control Panel."

None of them seem to work for me.
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28 Feb 2015   #4
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Brink, I'm wondering if Ultimate Windows Tweaker 2 may help here. I don't know for sure 'cause my Roland acct was admin level to begin with and I simply enabled, made visible, the built-in admin acct. Would UWT2 be worth a try?

Additional: I guess I was thinking the built-in acct may be enough to fix the other admin acct created by OP. From what the others far wiser than I posted here, UWT2 is not the answer.
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28 Feb 2015   #5
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

My understanding is you can't create a admin account unless you already have access to a admin account.

Guest or Standard users do not have permission the create a admin account unless they have a admin password.

Their would be no use of different accounts if anybody could change their Guest or Standard account to admin.

@Azingy
Who has the Administrator account?
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28 Feb 2015   #6
Azingy

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I don't need to create an administrator account. It's that I can't access the administrator account by simply logging out because it won't show. I own the administrator account.
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28 Feb 2015   #7
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Confusing, all the accounts are right there in your pic.

So what account do you log out of ? And what account doesn`t show up after you log out.

What is it exactly, that you`re trying to do ?

How many users are on the log on page ? Are you one of those accounts ? Is it an admin account, just log in with that, then you can do whatever you want.
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28 Feb 2015   #8
Azingy

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

After I log out of the standard account, I can't log onto the administrator account.
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28 Feb 2015   #9
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Could you explain why you can't log into the administrator account?
Exactly what warning are you getting if any.

Do you have the password?
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28 Feb 2015   #10
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Why not, is it on the log on screen ? What happens when you click on it ?

Why are you even using more then 1 account ?

Who`s computer is this ?
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