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No Administrator Priviledges

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    No Administrator Priviledges


    Installed Windows 8 Preview as administrator. I am shown as administrator but have no priviledges.

    When I go to change type it shows as change to administrator but change is greyed out.

    any thoughts????

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    8250 x86 + 7 SP1 x86 + Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x86


    Hi,

    It's likely greyed out because it is telling you don't have the ability to change it from your present account.

    You can set what you want while temporarily using the built-in Administrator account.
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No Administrator Priviledges
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