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How do I change my administrator account on Windows 8?


  1. Go to the Start screen and type “Change account” in the search bar.
  2. Click on the “Change account” icon that pops up. A new window will pop up with your current account at the top of the list.
  3. Next to it is a button that says “Switch.”
  4. Click on it and choose which user you want to switch to by clicking on their name.

Change Administrator in Windows 8

Windows 8/ 8.1 – Add/Delete/Modify User Accounts [Tutorial]

How do you delete an Administrator account on Windows 8?

To delete an Administrator account on Windows 8, you need to be signed in with the Administrator account.
Open Control Panel and select “User Accounts”. Select the user that you want to delete. Click “Remove Account”. Enter the password for the account that you are deleting. If you don’t know the password then click “Cancel” and contact your system administrator.

How do I change my main account Administrator?

Log in to your account.
Click on the “Settings” tab at the top of the page.
Scroll down and click on “Administrator.”
Click the “Change Administrator” button.
Enter in your new Administrator’s contact information.

How do I remove the default Administrator account?

You can’t remove the default Administrator account. You can, however, disable it.
The default Administrator account cannot be removed from Windows 10. The account can be disabled by going to Control Panel > User Accounts and Family Safety > User Accounts > Manage Another Account and clicking on “Disable” under Administrator.

How do I log into Windows 8 as an administrator?

Right click the Start button and select Run. Type “cmd” in the box and press enter. In the command prompt window, type “net user administrator /active:yes” and hit enter. Close the command prompt window and restart your computer. You should now be able to log in as an administrator without a password.

How can I delete administrator account without password?

If you do not have the password for the administrator account, there is no way to delete it. You will need to reset the administrator’s password and then delete it.

How do I change the Administrator on my HP computer?

To change the Administrator on your HP computer, you should first log in to your computer as an administrator. For Windows 7, 8, and 10, this can be done by pressing the “Windows” key and then typing “Administrator” into the search bar. Once you have successfully logged in as an administrator, you should go to the Control Panel and select “User Accounts.” From there, click on “Create a new account.

How do I make myself an Administrator using CMD?

If you have a Windows computer, you can use the Command Prompt to make yourself an administrator.
To do this, open the Command Prompt and type in “net user username password /add”. Replace “username” with your own username and “password” with a password of your choice. This will create an administrator account for you on your computer.

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