Windows - Using Administrative Credentials

How to use administrative credentials to perform tasks in Windows.

On your work computer, you may need to use Make Me Admin (Windows) to become an administrator before following these steps.

When running an installer or changing a Windows setting that requires administrative rights, follow these steps.

  1. Start the installer or change the setting that requires administrative rights.
  2. When prompted to enter an admin password, check the listed username.
    • If it is your username, enter your password and click Yes.
    • If it is not your username, click More choices:
      win_admin_more_choices.png
      Then scroll down to select your user from the list, enter your password, and click Yes.




Keywords:win 10 admin right permission access install installer settings change more choices password pw   Doc ID:81913
Owner:David H.Group:Learning Support Services
Created:2018-04-26 09:42 CSTUpdated:2020-09-04 12:36 CST
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