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Windows 7: My Administrator account turned to Guest account

11 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
My Administrator account turned to Guest account

Hey guys. Im having a problem with my computer!somehow my administrator account has turned to a guest account. Today I tried to unistall a program and it didnt let me saying i needed to be admin. . Also I tried turning it to admin by using cmd command but it says access not allowed.

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11 Jan 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate

Ok I have these

Administrator - Built-in account for administering the computer/domain

Guest - Built-in account for guest access to the computer/domain

Homegroupuser$ - Built-in account for homegroup access to the computer


VSA Server Account - Account for the Visual Studio Analyzer server components
I cant even unistall or delete simple things like shortcuts
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11 Jan 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate

Thanks for the replies guys. First of all I did what you told me, I downloaded Malwarebytes PRO And run a scan to see if I had any type of malware. It turns out this program I downloaded of the net had a binded virus with it. I'm amazed how I scanned it with Bitdefender I had nothing but now with Malwarebytes this...
So I got rid of the server.exe which was binded with it but still can't seem to turn my original admin which had all my documents and pictures to admin. I just want to activate the admin but I'm sure in the guest account I cannot activate it. So if you can please tell me how to activate the Admin account? Once again Thanks for the malware heads up.
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12 Jan 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate

It says access is denied
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12 Jan 2011   #5

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Bob,

See if you may be able to fix this by booting into Safe Mode, enable the built-in Administrator account, log out, log on to the built-in "Administrator" account, then see if you can change your user account back to being an administrator.

Hope this helps,
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