Family Safety monitors and reports on the websites children visit, the apps they use, the games they play, and the time they spend signed in to the computer. It will show the following screen when your new account is created and is ready for use. When you are logged-in, launch Control Panel and then click on the option that says Change account type under User Accounts.

In the Settings window, click Account, and then click Your account. On the Let’s create an account page, provide the requested information, and then click Next. At the bottom of the pane, click Set up assigned access. In the Account type list, click Administrator.

  • But aside from GPU-dependent software like games, the only other application I’ve come across that explicitly requires Windows 10 is TurboTax.
  • An administrator account, as mentioned above, has all the rights and privileges to view and alter files, settings, add/remove other accounts, and what have you.
  • If other devices are also unable to connect to your Wi-Fi network, restart your router.
  • The new Windows OS takes cues from its smartphone relatives, simplifying basic settings changes and making them easy to access.

Log out of your current account, and sign-in to the administrator account. The following method works on all retail versions of Windows 10, and all Insider Builds. WhatsApp will work on Windows 10, but there may be some limitations. For example, you may not be able to use WhatsApp if you’re using a phone number that’s connected to your cellular network. All the registry file does is delete the BMPHeight, BMPWidth, and WindowPlacement keys found at HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Applets\Paint\View. Click on Next after selecting the option and then on Reset.


To achieve this, you may need a PDF to Kindle converter, but the choice will depend on which operating system you are using. Choose “Save to SD Card” and locate the PDF file you want to add to Kindle. Tap the address bar to enter the URL of your PDF. These errors usually mean your computer is not letting the .acsm file connect to the server to authenticate and deliver your book. “DRM-protected” means that you need Adobe Digital Editions to export the EPUB or PDF on to a device made by another manufacturer than Kobo.

This means they will appear the same no matter what size screen you are on. This may be a negative in some cases, but you may desire a PDF’s fixed format for graphically detailed manuscripts that would not translate well when reflowed, like EPUBs do. AZW and its predecessors are essentially the same as MOBI, but with a different name and DRM scheme. In a nutshell, the AZW upgrade made MOBI files safer. It locks an author’s purchased work to a buyer’s account, therefore protecting your work from those nasty digital eBook pirates.

Downloading ebooks from your Verso Library

Even the Wi-Fi setting option has a pop-out menu, letting you pick networks directly from quick settings, in a space on top of what you’re working on. Though, unlike in MacOS, you can’t pick Bluetooth devices from the Bluetooth quick menu and will be redirected to your settings instead. Windows 11 also introduces a new ability where your device remembers what you have on the screen. When I plug my PC into my monitor, Windows greets me accordingly.

After graduating with a journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin, Phillip became a tech reporter at the Daily Dot. There, he wrote reviews for a range of gadgets and covered everything from social media trends to cybersecurity. Prior to that, he wrote for RCR Wireless News covering 5G and IoT. When he’s not tinkering with devices, you can find Phillip playing video games, reading, traveling or watching soccer.

How to Set Up a Computer With Administrator Privileges

I’ve been using Windows 11 this way for some time now, and it feels like a natural evolution of how I already split my attention between work and personal stuff. When I’m using two monitors, I’ll have one earmarked for work apps and another set up to display my personal email, Twitter, and the like. Even when I’m using a single monitor, I tend to put browser windows side-by-side in Windows 10 so that I can focus on work while keeping tabs on my personal social media feeds. Plus, most of us won’t have the chance to upgrade for a while yet anyhow. And Microsoft has pledged to support Windows 10 into 2025, so there’s little risk in holding off.