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Can't change from guest to administrator


evanskevev

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Win 8 is playing silly buggers - now sees me as a "guest" but won't allow me to be administrator - 0x80246007 error message

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Jock1e

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Going back to XP you could go to safe mode and use the computer administrator to sign in.

If I remember right you could then set the other account as administrator.

I can't use safe mode on this or I would have given it a try. That's W/8 for you.

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Jock1e

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Should have added to get into safe mode on W/8 you have to hold down the shift button while repeatedly tapping F8 on start up.

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