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How 2 transfer apps from Admin account to ltd user account

  1. #1


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    Windows 8.1

    How 2 transfer apps from Admin account to ltd user account


    My computer was set up using a single user account with admin privileges and all apps have been installed. In order to minimize the virus threat I now want to create a user account without admin privileges, but be able to access all apps and itunes library that I have already installed using the admin account.

    Please let me have a step by step method how I should set about doing this

    My system : i3 windows 8.1 4GB RAM 500GB HD

    Thankyou

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  2. #2


    Forever West
    Posts : 591
    WinVista, Win7, Win8.1, Win10, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17.1


    I'd go to Control Panel, Users Account and add a new Standard account. The new name only has to be one character different. The new account should be able to do most things but will be quite limited in making changes to the computer.
    How Microsoft Overhauled User Accounts In Windows 8
    I'd leave the existing account alone, should always have at least one that has administrative rights. There is an actual Administrator account but it is hidden on purpose.
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