How do I request admin rights on a Windows Bucknell-owned computer?

Using Make Me Admin on a Bucknell-owned Windows
computer to request temporary admin rights

Note: Follow these steps prior to installing software.

  1. Launch Make Me Admin from the search menu in Windows or from Start/All Programs

     
  2. When the application launches, you will select Grant Me Administrator Rights

     
  3. You are now an administrator for 10 minutes
  4. When installing software you will be prompted to enter your credentials during the install process

Removing Admin Rights

After 10 minutes, a pop up will ask if you still need admin rights. If you still need them you can say yes, otherwise say no.

If you do not see the pop up, open Make Me an Admin and select Remove My Administrator Rights

Details

Article ID: 520
Created
Thu 6/10/21 3:54 PM
Modified
Fri 6/11/21 7:47 AM