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.
- Start the installer or change the setting that requires administrative rights.
- 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:
Then scroll down to select your user from the list, enter your password, and click Yes.