I want to know if it is possible to make a local admin account on a domain computer. I know that there is already an account called 'Admin' which is local but I want to make another one because I forgot the password. I already have an 'Admin' account on the domain but it doesn't let me run admin programs on the computer.

Thanks in advance

  • If you have administrative rights over the computer then you should be able to reset the password using net user command – pun Sep 23 '15 at 3:05
  • Did you ask your IT department? – DavidPostill Sep 23 '15 at 7:35

If you would want to create another 'Admin' account, you would need to do it from an administrator account on the local computer. You cannot create an admin account from a standard account(unless you have the administrator login). If you have forgot your password, contact your network administrator.

If you do have an admin account, please refer to this guide.

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