How to set an account to be an administrator in Windows 8.

  1. Logged in as an administrator account, swipe right and open settings
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  3. Click Accounts.
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  5. Select the account to be set as administrator.
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  7. Click Edit.
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  9. Pull down account type and change to administrator. Click OK.
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  11. You will have to log out and log back in for this change to take effect.