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Windows 7: User Accounts X 2

13 Apr 2011   #1
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 
User Accounts X 2

On my Laptop running Win7 Home Prem, I have only one user account (administrator) all programs were installed by first unblocking them then installed by ' Run as Administrator'.
I want to know what will/could happen if I add another Administrator Account, then change my original to a 'Standard Account'
I realise this is a question that will envoke many suggestions, please don't. Once I get info requested I will pose more as required.
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13 Apr 2011   #2
Damonlandsdown

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

nothing too bad.
if you have the other admin enabled, then you should still have access to all programs. though, the previous admin account could loose access/privilege to programs.
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