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Windows 7: Starting My PC as a Standard User.

2 Weeks Ago   #1
gpspirit34

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 
Starting My PC as a Standard User.

May someone be able to explain to me how to start my hand-built PC as a Standard User instead of Administrator?


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2 Weeks Ago   #2
Paul Black

Win 7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi gpspirit34,

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gpspirit34 View Post
May someone be able to explain to me how to start my hand-built PC as a Standard User instead of Administrator?
[1] Open Control Panel.
[2] In the User Accounts and Family Safety area, select Add or remove user accounts.
[3] In your user account, what permission level do you have?

I hope this helps!
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2 Weeks Ago   #3
gpspirit34

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Dear Mr. Black,


Unfortunately, your reply does not help me. I am unable to "Add or remove user accounts."
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2 Weeks Ago   #4
Paul Black

Win 7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi gpspirit34,

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gpspirit34 View Post
Unfortunately, your reply does not help me. I am unable to "Add or remove user accounts."
It isn't to Add or remove user accounts, it is tosee what permission level/rights you currently have!
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2 Weeks Ago   #5
Paul Black

Win 7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi gpspirit34,

OK, do this . . .

[1] Open a cmd prompt.
[2] Type net user %username%.
[3] Press Enter.

I hope this helps!
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2 Weeks Ago   #6
RoWin7

Win 7 Ult 64-bit
 
 

gpspirit34--You do realize that there must be at least one admin account, even if that's you also? If so, just ignore me.
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2 Weeks Ago   #7
townsbg

Windows 7 pro 64-bit sp 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RoWin7 View Post
gpspirit34--You do realize that there must be at least one admin account, even if that's you also? If so, just ignore me.
That's kind of true. That account could be the builtin administrator. If you only have one account that you created Windows won't let you demote an admin through users. You have to enable the builtin administrator from computer management and then use computer management to remove admin rights from the other accounts but you have to leave an administrator enabled. The OP's specs show 7 pro. Pro has computer management.
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1 Week Ago   #8
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

I haveW7Pro, and once I activated builtin admin act, the first pretty blue w7 screen showed admin and user acct. Same result when I activated guest acct - choices appeared in that first pretty blue w7 login screen.
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1 Week Ago   #9
RoWin7

Win 7 Ult 64-bit
 
 

When I set up my OS, I knew nothing about 7. I thought that first one is not the Built-In Admin but the lower-case admin. Or is it different in Pro than in Ultimate?
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1 Week Ago   #10
Vineet Garg

Windows 7 Ultimate x32 With Sp1 + Vista Ultimate x32 with Sp1 & Sp2 !!
 
 

Hi All,
Greets,

@gpspirit34 :

1. We have a short tutorial :
How to Automatically Log On a User Account at Windows 7 Startup

2. Well said : At Least one a/c with admin privileges is must.

3. To add : At least two user accounts should be there or it will automatically log on or offer to log on to the existing single a/c. ( If you need to create another user account : How to Create a User Account in Windows 7 )

Thanks & Regards. ...
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