I'm posting this on behalf of my sister who has brought me her poorly new HP Pavilion laptop to take a look at (she's accidentally downloaded and installed some scareware), but I'm stumped too.
The thing that's holding me back from fixing it, is that I can't authenticate to the admin...
Here's the story:
I had an Acer Windows 8.
I updated to Windows 8.1.
Tried to download a game(Minecraft).
UAC popped up(With only a NO option).
The YES was greyed out.
I went to User Accounts, but I'm the only user there(Guest account).
I need my admin account back!
I can't open anything as...
Hi, does anyone know what happens if I mistakenly deleted a user account?
When I open my computer, then right click on the "This pc" there is a option called "Manage". Then under manage, there are user accounts. I mistakenly deleted the "Administrators" group from my current account. Only left...
Using Win 8.1
First off, the account I'am signed on with is listed as admin type account. It's the one I had to enter my windows account email.
Since installing the new MalwareBytes 2.0 program (which went in without any problem) it put an shortcut icon on desktop. I tried too move the icon...
I recently got a Windows 8 HP Sleekbook and accidently deleted my own microsoft Admin user account.Now I can login through the standard user account but cannot do the administrator stuff.Can you please tell me what to do?
I'm new to this forum (as in this is my first post) so please be gentle with me if this has been answered before. :o
So anyway I have a standard account with admin privileges, turned off UAC etc... but it doesn't seem to be elevated all the time for example I still see the "admin...
I have two Windows VMs, one Windows 7 and the other Windows 8. On both machines there is an account with administrative rights. On the Windows 7 VM if I run a DOS cmd window it is run with with administrative rights. However, on the Windows 8 VM the DOS cmd window has NO administrative rights.