yes you can change it to the admin account. Click on start menu, right click
on Computer, Click on manage. Go to Local use and groups -> Users. Right
click on Guest -> properties
Click the second tab "Member of". Click on Add. Add the Administrators group
to the guest account. Click ok.
> I'm running Vista SP 1. I have an account called 'owner' that was created at
> some point early on when I got the machine. It is my primary user account.
> I have recently found out that the account is a 'guest' account and not a
> 'standard' or 'administrator' account like I thought. Therefore, I can't run
> certain programs or even Windows Update under this account. Can anyone tell
> me how to change this account to an 'administrator' account? I've tried
> everything I can think of and need some additional help.