How do I create an admin account?
- Select Start > Settings > Accounts .
- Under Family & other users, select the account owner name (you should see “Local account” below the name), then select Change account type.
- Under Account type, select Administrator, and then select OK.
- Sign in with the new administrator account.
How do I give admin rights?
- Open the Windows Start menu.
- Select All Programs. Open Windows Small Business Server and then select Windows SBS Console.
- Select Users and Groups.
- Fill out the user info, then follow the Add a New User Account wizard.
- Give the new user administrator rights.
- When you’re done, select Finish.
What is an administrator account? Administrator accounts are used by users to carry out tasks that require special permissions, such as installing software or renaming a computer. These Administrator accounts should be regularly audited – this should include a password change, and confirmation of who has access to these accounts.
How do I get to administrator Command Prompt? In the Administrator: Command Prompt window, type net user and then press the Enter key. NOTE: You will see both the Administrator and Guest accounts listed. To activate the Administrator account, type the command net user administrator /active:yes and then press the Enter key.