There are two types of user accounts available on our computer: windows administrator account and limited user account. The guest account is available for users with no assigned account on the computer.
Windows Administrator Account
A windows administrator account is a user account that gives full access to the machine. Such as make systemwide changes to the computer, install programs, and access all files on the computer.
Windows Limited Account
The limited account is intended for someone who should be prohibited from changing most computer settings and deleting important files.
Windows Guest Account
The guest account is intended for use by someone who has no user account on the computer. There is no password for the guest account, so the user can log on quickly to check e-mail or browse the Internet.
Can we change Windows administrator password from a limited or guest user?
Windows User Accounts defines the actions of a PC user can perform in Windows system. On a stand-alone computer or a computer that is a member of a workgroup, a user account establishes the privileges assigned to each user. On a computer that is part of a network domain, a user must be a member of at least one group. The permissions and rights granted to a group are assigned to its members.
User Accounts lets you create or change the password for local user accounts, which is useful when creating a new user account or if a user forgets windows password. A local user account is an account created by this computer. If the computer is part of a network, you can add network user accounts to groups on your computer, and those users can use their network passwords to log on. You cannot change the password of a network user.
If you want to use User Accounts in Control Panel, you must be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group
User Accounts allows you to add users to your computer and to add users to a group In Windows, permissions and user rights usually are granted to groups. By adding a user to a group, you give the user all the permissions and user rights assigned to that group.
For instance, a member of the Users group can perform most of the tasks necessary to do his or her job, such as logging on to the computer, creating files and folders, running programs, and saving changes to files. However, only a member of the Administrators group can add users to groups, change user passwords, or modify most system settings.
If you Forgot Windows Administrator password and logon as a limited account, you can’t change the Administrator password from this limited account. Only 3rd party utility can help to change the Administrator password. To do this, follow this step:
Step 1: Download and install Windows Password Recovery 6.0. You may download the free demo version first to test if this software works well.
Step 2: Burn windows password recovery 6.0 to CD/DVD or USB Flash Drive. Note choose the “Reset Windows Local Account Password” mode.
Step 3: Change Windows administrator Passwords.