To Make A Domain Account A Local Admin Account

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Follow these steps to allow domain users to have local access or just to have local admin rights on their workstations.

To Resolve:

  1. Login to an account with “administrator” permissions such as the domain admin account or local admin account.

  2. Run => lusrmgr.msc => Groups => Administrators => Right Click => Properties => Add => Domain account name (user@domain.whatever).

  3. Done. Sign out and sign in to your domain account. NOTE: This works even if you have never signed in to your domain account yet.