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Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by sabaithaime, Jan 10, 2011.

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  1. sabaithaime

    sabaithaime Thread Starter

    Jan 12, 2008
    When I got my new windows 7 laptop I began using the default admin account. I read somewhere that it is not wise to use an admin account for day to day usage. I spend MOST of my time on the internet

    My question is: Can I transfer all of my files, folders, programs and setting over to a standard user account?

    Is there a better way to achieve the same thing?

    Thank you
  2. DoubleHelix

    DoubleHelix Banned

    Dec 9, 2004
    You would just change your current account type from Administrator to whatever you want it to be. You don't have to create a new account.

    FWIW, I wouldn't bother. It's a huge headache to use a non-admin account. Use good security software, and surf smartly.
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