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Lost Administrator Rights in Windows 10/8/7, How to Fix?

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“I am logged as administrator, User account shows me as administrator, am only user but no privileges. Cannot install anything. Cannot restore. Restore denied because more than 10 days. Windows 10 64. Can't find solution.”

Lost admin rights / privileges on the only user account on your Window 10 computer? Windows 8 administrator privileges not working? Windows 7 says you need administrator permission but you are the administrator? As a result of losing the admin rights, you may have issues in using Windows Apps, making new or modifying Windows configuration settings in Control Panel, using Snap-ins ;and several other problems on your system.

Method 1: Get Back Lost Administrator Rights in Windows 10/8/7 Using Safe Mode

If you unfortunately lost administrator rights in Windows 10/8/7, you can follow steps below to create a new standard user and switch it to an admin account through Safe Mode. Below we take Windows 10 for example.

  • Note: Safe Mode is a little complicated for ordinary users. You can use method 2 in this article to create a new admin account directly.
  • Select the Start button, then select Settings > Accounts > Family & other people > Add someone else to this PC.
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  • Select “Add someone else to this PC” and click on the link at the bottom that reads “The person I want to add doesn’t have an email address”.
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  • Ignore the prompt to provide an email or phone number and click on the link at the bottom that says “Add a user without a Microsoft account”.
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  • Type a user name, and then click Next to add a new local account on your PC.
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  • Press Windows Key + Q and type cmd, for the search results, click Command Prompt. Type following command and hit Enter key to boot your PC to Safe Mode.
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  • After Windows 10 restart to the "Choose an option" screen, click Troubleshoot -> Advanced options -> Startup Settings. Then click Restart and press 4 number key to enable safe mode on the Startup Settings screen.
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  • After getting into Safe Mode, open Control Panel. Go to User Accounts -> Manage another account, select the new local account you added.
  • Click the Change the account type link. Select Administrator and click “Change Account Type” to change the account from a standard user to an administrator.

Now you can reboot your computer and sign into it with the new admin account. ;

Method 2: Create a New Admin Account to Regain Administrator Privilege

Most users who have lost their administrator rights, have only a single account on their system, which was of course the administrator account. In this case, the easiest way to fix Windows administrator privileges not working is creating a new admin account with Windows Password Recovery Tool. It powerfully allows you to boot your PC to WinPE and create a new admin account without sign into your computer.

  • Download Windows Password Recovery Tool on your computer to and prepare bootable USB or CD drive to create password reset disk.
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  • Run the software and insert a CD/DVD disk or USB flash. Specify the CD / USB burning drive and click "Burn" start burning an ISO image file to your chosen media.
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  • Reboot your computer from the CD/DVD-ROM/USB. After that, Windows Password Recovery Tool appears on your screen.
  • Select the target Windows system and then select Create a new account. Enter the new User Name and Password to create this account.
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With Windows Password Recovery Tool, you can fix get back lost administrator rights in Window 10/8/7 in easy steps. Just get this tool and have your problem solved instantly.

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