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14 Change the Account Type

tick.jpg BEFORE YOU BEGIN

12.gif Change the Account Picture

13.gif Password Protect a User Account

A computer administrator account can change the type of account assigned to other accounts on the system. For example, a computer administrator account can be changed to a limited account or vice versa. Because any computer administrator account can change the account type for all other accounts, computer administrator accounts are not protected, meaning that one administrator can demote another administrator to a limited account.

1.gif Select a User Account

In the User Accounts window (select User Accounts in the Control Panel to display this window), select the user account for which you want to modify the account type.

2.gif Select Change the Account Type

In the account’s task window, select the Change the account type task. The account type screen opens.

3.gif Choose an Account Type

Select the new account type for the account (if the account is currently Computer administrator, the only option is Limited and vice versa).

4.gif Set the Account Type

After selecting the account type, click the Change Account Type button to confirm the account type change.

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