Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


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.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
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.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

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?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Closed Thread

 How to enable Administrator from basic account




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable
How to Enable or Disable the Built-in Elevated Administrator Account in Windows 7 This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable the built-in elevated Administrator account in Windows 7. You must be logged in as an administrator to be able to do the options in this tutorial. ...
Tutorials
Built-in Administrator Account-enable elevated privileges
Hi to all I have recently taken delivery of a new computer which has WIN7 Pro SP1 as the OS, and after downloading all critical/important security updates I tried to run a few commands only to discover I did not have full administrator rights/privileges. After being somewhat led down the...
General Discussion
how do I enable hidden administrator (not built-in) account on log-on?
Hi Geeks, I tried to hide a standard user account from appearing on log-on screen through registry editor, with help obtained from internet. But i accidentally left a new key (without renaming) in SpecialAccount>UserList. When I switched user, only the standard user account is shown. The...
General Discussion
Want group to enable administrator account but not change its password
Is this even possible?
General Discussion
Problem with Enable / Activate Administrator Account
Hi Guys, I tried to enable/activate my administrator account by following these steps: 1. Open the Local Users and Groups manager. 2. In the left pane, click on the Users folder. 3. In the middle pane, right click on Administrator and click on Properties. 4. To Enable the Buit-in...
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 20:50.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App