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Put admin apps in local account and can't remove

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    Put admin apps in local account and can't remove


    Hello,
    Just updated to 8.1. Still undecided. Specifically I somehow managed to get the admin apps shown on the was M$ account, now my local account start page. I can not figure out how to get rid of them. I hope someone with more experience can guide me.
    Also can not figure out how to put the admin apps in my admin account.
    Thanks for all assistance!
    glennc

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    Hello Glenn,

    Please go ahead and post a screenshot of this to see if it may help to ID the issue.

    Do you mean the Administrative Tools on the Start screen by chance?

    Administrative Tools - Hide or Show in Windows 8
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Glenn,

    Please go ahead and post a screenshot of this to see if it may help to ID the issue.

    Do you mean the Administrative Tools on the Start screen by chance?

    Administrative Tools - Hide or Show in Windows 8
    Yes Sir, Brink! I did mean on the Start screen and I can't figure out how to get the snipping tool to work there. It is definitely in my User account, standard privileges, not in my Administrator account....... Boy am I running slow, sorry I didn't even notice the link, duh!
    Thank you as I am sure this will be completely relevant and exactly what I need, as always!
    glennc
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    You could use the new Snapshots feature in Windows 8 to capture a screenshot of the Start screen.

    Screenshot - Capture Screenshots Directly in Windows 8


    In addition, you should be able to also use the old Print Screen key.

    Screenshot - Create with Paint in Windows 8
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    I didn't know that. It goes on a long list...... Thanks and your tutorial worked great!
    Take Care!
    glennc
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    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome Glenn. Glad it could help.
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