You will need
  • - computer running Windows OS.
If you are running Windows XP, go to "control Panel" and expand "Account". Click the account to which you are going to assign rights of an administrator, go to "Change account type". Move the radio button to "computer Administrator" and confirm the action by pressing the "Change type...".
There is another way. Using a combination of Win+R, invoke the window command. Type control userpasswords2. In the accounts window, point to the desired entry and press "Properties". In the tab "group Membership" flip the switch "access Levels" in the position "Other". Open the drop-down list and select the group "Administrators". To confirm your selection, press OK.
If the computer is running Windows Home Edition, these steps need to be performed in safe mode. After switching on the system unit, press F8. In the selection menu of the boot options select "Safe mode". Answer "Yes" to the question about continuing the work.
When you create versions of Windows Vista and Window 7 the vigilance of the developers has increased. Full rightsof the mi administrator has a built-in account "Administrator" and by default it is disabled. To enable this, call the launch window programs by a combination Win+R and type compmgmt.msc.
In the console window, expand the snap-in "Local users and groups". Select the "Users" group. In the right part of the window, right-click the Administrator. You drop-down menu, select "Properties" and uncheck the flag next to "account is Disabled".
If your computer has Windows Vista Home Edition, the console window will be unavailable. Call window programs to run and type cmd. In the search bar an icon will appear for this command. Click the right button and select in the drop down menu "Run as administrator". In the exchange line, enter net user Administrator /active:yes. This method is suitable for Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7.