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There are two accounts on my WIN7 pc.  One is mine and and there is a guest.  I want to change the guest account as a secondary administrator account but can't find the correct menu to do this.  I can delete the account but not change its status/  What am I missing?  Thanks

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Hi Janis :)

The Guest account "status" cannot be changed to "Admin", since like its name states, it's a Guest account, meant to be used by someone who borrows your laptop or computer and will use an account with limited rights and previleges. If you want a second Admin account on your Windows, you'll have to create one and make it Admin. Here's how you can create a new user account and make it Admin under Windows 7.
  • Click on the Windows Start Menu and select Control Panel;
  • Click on User Accounts and Family Safety, followed by User Accounts;
  • From there, at the bottom of the options in the middle of the window, select Manage another account;
  • You'll have the option to Create a new account at the bottom of the new window, click it;
  • From there, simply enter the username of that account, and check the Administrator radio button to create it as an Admin;
And you're done. If you click on the icon of the new account, you have the option to Create a password, which I suggest you to do. Let me know how it goes.
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