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25-Mar-2012, 04:01 PM #1
Solved: Administrator problem
When I installed Wiin8 I don't recall having an opportunity to set up an administrator account. Is there some way to set up this account now? I am prevented from doing some things now due to lack of admin credentials.
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25-Mar-2012, 07:40 PM #2
What kind of account do you have?

I don't remember the exact key strokes but I managed to avoid giving my email and password and now have an account that has my chosen name and picture and shows in User Accounts as

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Password protected
You cannot add another account I assume.
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What kind of account do you have?

I don't remember the exact key strokes but I managed to avoid giving my email and password and now have an account that has my chosen name and picture and shows in User Accounts as



You cannot add another account I assume.
Tnx for the response, TerryNet. I did manage to change my personal account so that it comes up automatically and does not require a password, but have not been able to set up an administrator account or do anything that requires admin access.
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26-Mar-2012, 12:29 AM #4
Your account must be an admin account, isn't it?
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26-Mar-2012, 09:09 AM #5
Please show a screen shot of the User Accounts - Manage Other Accounts page. If you need help with that see TSG Posting a Screenshot. FWIW to take screen shots with Windows 8 or 7 or Vista I prefer to use the built-in Snipping Tool.

For comparison mine is attached.
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28-Mar-2012, 10:42 AM #6
One can setup an administrator account in Windows 8 and this can be done by navigating to Control Panel and User Account settings...........while searching online I go this link which had some useful stuffs which can help you....http://win8centre.com/how-to-set-up-...windows-8.html
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28-Mar-2012, 09:57 PM #7
Tnx for the suggestions. Problem solved.
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