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Windows 7: Cannot create new Admin profile

08 Nov 2018   #1

Win 7 Home Premium SP1
Cannot create new Admin profile

When logged in as as Admin I created a new Admin profile.
However, when created, it will not allow Admin privileges such as access in user data.

When the new profile icon is shown it says Admin.
But, when checked with User accounts Admin is not checked of Standard User is.
If I choose Admin then OK the the dialog closes.
But when checked again it has reverted to Standard User.

Any suggestion on how to correct this?

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08 Nov 2018   #2

win 8 32 bit

Welcome to the forum. Its normal that even admin doesnt have rights on some folders.

open a cmd prompt then type

net user

you will get a list of users then type

net user newadmin name

It will give details does it say its admin?
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08 Nov 2018   #3

Win 7 Home Premium SP1

No it does not list the new profile as Administrator.

I have created and deleted several profiles and each time I chose Admin.
But it does not create an Admin profile.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

08 Nov 2018   #4

Win 7 Home Premium SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by samuria View Post
Welcome to the forum. Its normal that even admin doesnt have rights on some folders.
The user that is Admin has access to the ProgramData and AppData folders.
The newly created user does not.Thanks,
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