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Create a new Administrator Account
Posted by Brad Ather on 21 January 2016 09:58 AM

Simple instructions for creating a new administrative user account on your Windows 7 or 10 PC.

 

Windows 7

Following the guide below will help you create a new administrator account on your PC. Afterwards, please login to that account and test the software / game you may be having trouble with.

Click your start button, select Control Panel on the right of the menu. Find and click User Accounts, then Manage Another Account, then Create New Account.

Type the name you want to give the user account, click an account type (Administrator), and then click Create Account.

(If you're having trouble, Microsoft Instructions and a video are here: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/create-user-account#create-user-account=windows-7 )

After completing this step, you will then log out / switch user and login to the new account you just created. Try using the app / game you were having trouble with.

Windows 10

Following the guide below will help you create a new administrator account on your PC. Afterwards, please login to that account and test the software / game you may be having trouble with.

Click the Notifications button on your taskbar: 

After completing this step, you will then log out / switch user and login to the new account you just created. Try using the app / game you were having trouble with.

 

 

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