8. CREATING AN ADMIN ACCOUNT WITH FULL PRIVILEGES IN WINDOWS 7

This quick guide will walk you through the steps of creating an admin account with full privileges in Windows 7 and the latest Windows 10 operating systems.  

Click the Windows button > Right click Computer > Select Manage. You will need an admin account to perform this task.

The Computer Management console opens with several System Tools options. Locate and expand the tree for Local Users and Groups.
Highlight Users and notice the list of all users on the computer. Right click the space below to continue.

Select New User and type your admin Username and complex secure password.
If you are creating a standard user account, you may want to check box for user to change their password on next logon.
For this task however, we want to check User cannot change password and Password never expires and click Create
You get the option to disable a local account in this window. 

Next Right click the newly created username and select Properties > Member of tab > Add button
On the new dialog box click on Advanced > Find Now
Look through the search results and select Administrators > OK > Apply and close. 

Log off from the session and you get an option to sign in using your newly created admin account.

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