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How 2 transfer apps from Admin account to ltd user account


rushdhih

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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
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    ASUS
    CPU
    i3
    Motherboard
    ASUS
    Memory
    4GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    On Board
    Antivirus
    K7

Berton

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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.
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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.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    WinVista, Win7, Win8.1, Win10, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17.1
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    2 Customs and 3 OEM/Brands
    CPU
    AMD and Intel

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