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  1. ypoora1

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    Uhm, I may have oopsed a bit. On one of my windows 7 installs, I appearently started using the built-in admin(the normally hidden one) as daily driver and never noticed. Now I updated to 8.1 pro recently and ran into this. It has me a bit worried that my system might be easier to hack/breach/whatever(although thankfully that hasn't happened yet), and I wonder if there is any way to make a "standard" Administrator account and have all my things there(docs, music, games, etc).

    Any help is greatly appreciated, and no, I am not aware when and how I managed to pull this off. :banghead:
     
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    No problem chief its pretty simple to do but usually a multi stage process.

    Create an admin account using the control panel.

    Then log out and log into the new admin account so windows builds it.

    Then log back out and log into the super admin account your currently on.

    go into your user directory and copy all of your primary user folders copy everything [CTRL+A] and copy them via right click and copy.

    then go into your NEW user account and paste and allow overwrite of all the folders and files.

    after it is done log into the new account and make sure everything is working correctly. if it is go to your super admin user account folder and delete all of your private data pictures documents etc.

    then open up a command prompt as administrator and type the following

    net user Administrator /active:no

    and hit enter.
     
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    Working on it, that's a lotta gigabytes to toss around!
     
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    Worked a charm, and goes a lot faster now! Thanks a bunch.
     
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    NP thanks for letting us know!
     

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