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Store can't be opened using the Built-in Administrator account. RRS feed

  • 質問

  • Using Windows 8.1 Enterprise and logging in as the Domain Administrator I get the error " Store can't be opened using the Built-in Administrator account. Sign in with a different account and try again"

    Normally I wouldn't use the Domain Admin account but it is the only account that will allow me to map network drives to a Windows 2012 R2 server.  But that's another issue.

     
    2014年3月10日 10:41

回答

  • Hi,

    This is a design by default, However, you can change it by following method:

    Enable the User Account Control for the Administrator account:

    Open Local Security Policy, go to Local Policies –> Security Options –> User Accoumt Control: Admin Approval Mode for the Build-in Administrator Account, and click Enabled.


    Roger Lu
    TechNet Community Support


    2014年3月11日 9:34
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すべての返信

  •   That sounds pretty straight forward to me. You can't connect to the store using the built-in administrator account.

    Do you really need to have the option to map shares while you are connected to the store?


    Bill

    2014年3月11日 0:56
  • Hi,

    This is a design by default, However, you can change it by following method:

    Enable the User Account Control for the Administrator account:

    Open Local Security Policy, go to Local Policies –> Security Options –> User Accoumt Control: Admin Approval Mode for the Build-in Administrator Account, and click Enabled.


    Roger Lu
    TechNet Community Support


    2014年3月11日 9:34
    モデレータ
  • The response above does not seem to answer the question that was asked.  

    I have the same problem described above - I am in Windows 8.1, logged in as the Domain Admin, and cannot open the Store app.   Windows indicates "Store can't be opened using the Built-in Administrator account. Sign in with a different account and try again."

    The issue here is that I am not using the Built-in Administrator account. 

    Enabling/Disabling the "Admin Approval Mode for the Built-in Administrator Account" security option within Local Policies should affect the Built-in Administrator account - not the Domain Admin account - correct? 

    _______________

    Dave


    2014年6月13日 18:17
  • Enabling/Disabling the "Admin Approval Mode for the Built-in Administrator Account" security option within Local Policies should affect the Built-in Administrator account - not the Domain Admin account - correct? 


    Yeah, this policy just applys to Built-in Administrator account. For your problem, what's the type of your current account?

    Roger Lu
    TechNet Community Support

    2014年6月16日 3:12
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  • Please see original post - I am logged in as the Domain Admin, not the Built-in Administrator account.  
    2014年6月26日 0:18
  • I have same issue...

    Logged in as Domain Admin NOT built it administrator!

    Can use internet, Microsoft edge, store, etc...

    CRAZY

    2015年7月31日 14:23
  • I have same issue...

    Logged in as Domain Admin NOT built it administrator!

    Can use internet, Microsoft edge, store, etc...

    CRAZY

    Same Issue for Windows 10 Pro. Any Help?
    2015年8月4日 14:26
  • In my case, with Windows 10 Enterprise, enabling Admin Approval Mode as described above DID allow me to launch Edge with the Domain Admin's account.  Hope that helps!
    2015年10月5日 15:52
  • i'd need to enable it on my AD domain, is there a policy in the GPMC?

    WS 2012 R2

    thanks

    massimo

    2016年1月26日 13:28
  • I am having the same problem...

    "[Program Name Here (ie. Store, Alarms & Clocks)] can't be opened using the Build-in Administrator account. Sign in with a different account and try again.   [CLOSE BUTTON]"

    but it is with Windows 10 Pro.  How can I fix this issue?

    I tried to fix it the way you specified for Windows 8.1 but it didn't work.



    • 編集済み castface 2016年2月8日 10:53 Needed to add something.
    2016年2月8日 10:51
  • AD domain or standalone pc?
    2016年2月8日 12:22
  • normally it should work, but you need to restart the computer...
    2019年9月18日 12:18