Alright, So I kind of 'derped' and made myself Standered accidentally, and now my whole computer's screwed up. Every time I try to access something? I have the 'Yes' and 'No' options, but 'Yes' is always unclickable, And because there's no admin. Is there any way to recover a admin account with standared account? Or just change myself back to admin?

  • Sure; enable the likely disabled administrator account plenty of tutorials on how to do that if you don't cureently have an admin account – Ramhound Feb 5 '15 at 11:28

How do I restore lost Administrator rights?

If there are no Administrator accounts on the system, you can boot to Safe Mode to access the Built-in Administrator account.

  1. Press WinKey+I to display Settings.
  2. Click the "Power Options" icon.
  3. Hold down Shift and click the "Restart" option.
  4. On the first screen, select "Troubleshoot".
  5. On the next screen, select "Advanced Options".
  6. On the next screen, select "Startup Settings". Click the "Restart" Button.
  7. On the next screen, press 4.

The computer will start in Safe Mode.

  • Click the "Arrow" Icon.
  • Select the "Administrator" account.

After Safe Mode starts, open "Control Panel" > "User Accounts".

  • Select "Manage another account" and select the account you wish to change to an Administrator account.
  • Select "Change Account Type".
  • Select the "Administrator" option and click the "Change account type" button.

Exit Control Panel and Restart the computer.

Log on with the account you changed to an Administrator account.

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