You will need
- A computer running the Windows operating system
The easiest way to do it. Please log in under another account, with admin rights. In an applet "user Accounts", which you can get into from the "Control panel", find the account name that needs elevation. Select the task "Change an account". Justice, by setting the switch to "computer Administrator".
But what if the computer was only one your account? The system can log in under the account "Administrator", which you must include. Start a command prompt by typing in the "Run" command cmd. In the opened window, type: Net User Administrator /Active:Yes. Exit the system by clicking "start, logoff". You will be prompted to enter a user name and password for the new login. Log in as the user "Administrator".
You can now return to the above-described way to change user rights and modify permissions for your account. If you have the download window appears greeting, not an invitation to enter a username and password, then call this method, if immediately when the screen prompts, double-click the Ctrl+Alt+Del.
To return the administrative rights account and from the applet "computer Management". Run it from context menu My computer – Manage. In the left window, select the entry "Local users" and click the plus sign. In the Users folder, select the editable account by double clicking and click "group Membership". Add the right administratorby clicking the Add button, and in the next window "Advanced" button. Have to click the last button "Search" and choose in the list the entry "administrator". Confirm by pressing OK.
Advice 2: How to restore administrator account
Any operating system from Windows family has always supported a multiplayer mode. User account control is set up before will be launched welcome screen during installation of the distribution. A lost account can always be recovered.
You will need
- Operating system Windows XP.
Before creating the account, the user has the choice to assign the rights of the administrator , or not to do. As a rule, prefer the first option because the person behind the computer not only searches the multimedia information, but also creates it, installing various utilities. To perform these actions the desired account record of the administrator.
When the account record is lost, at the welcome screen you can see icons only guest accounts and other administrative records, if such has been created in advance. Taking advantage of such records, you can restore the basic administrative record.
It often happens that the administrative record is lost when a sudden power offs, it is connected with feature of use of the file system. But removes only the entry, but all directories and files remain in place, so you need to exit the current session. To do this, click "start", click on "logout", and then "Exit".
In the current window, double-click the Ctrl + Alt + Del. Select or enter the Administrator, do not forget to specify the password for this account. This is the easiest way, but it is not the best — you always have to go to this dialog box.
To avoid such a situation, you must assign a password to the existing active administrative records or to enable the automatic display of all users. To do this, click "start" and select "Run". In the empty field type regedit and press Enter on the keyboard.
In the appeared window registry editor, you must open the following folders: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, SOFTWARE, Microsoft, Windows NT, CurrentVersion, Winlogon, SpecialAccounts, and UserList. Inside this directory, create a new DWORD value, title it Administrator and set the value = 1.