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Solved User account not working correctly

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by knj, Nov 19, 2018.

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  1. knj

    knj Thread Starter

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    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
    OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
    Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4460 CPU @ 3.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
    Processor Count: 4
    RAM: 8086 Mb
    Graphics Card: AMD Radeon R7 200 Series, -2048 Mb
    Hard Drives: C: 111 GB (35 GB Free); E: 1862 GB (1712 GB Free);
    Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., H81M-DS2
    Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled

    I am trying to setup my old PC as a spare for backups etc. There as only ever been the one user, but now I cannot open Chrome & other programs without having to right click & run as administrator. How do I get it back to normal.
     
  2. knj

    knj Thread Starter

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    I am the administrator, always have been.
     
  3. DaveA

    DaveA Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter

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    You may be a member of the Admin group, but I hope you are not logged in as the Administrator.

    Check to see to see what type of user your account really is?
    Go to Start, Settings, then Accounts, there you can see if you are a member of the Administrator group or not.
     
  4. lunarlander

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    Try creating another admin account and see if programs work OK from that account. If it does, then transfer your docs and pics and remove the current account
     
  5. knj

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    Thanks daveA & lunarlander all working ok now.
     
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