Make Me Admin


Make Me Admin allows a user to become a local administrator for 10 minutes on their device.  This allows programs to be installed or run with administrator rights.  


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  1. Launch Make Me Admin from the Start Menu
  • Click on Start → Type Make Me Admin → Click on the application

2. A popup will appear prompting you to grant yourself admin rights

  • Click Grant Me Administrator Rights
  • A notification will pop up in the lower corner letting you know you now have admin rights. These permissions will last 10 minutes.

3. You may now perform any task that requires admin credentials

  • When prompted for admin credentials enter your own.
  • If your credentials do not work, follow steps 1 and 2 again.
  • If they continue to fail, contact the CIS HelpDesk.

4. Once you have completed the required task, you can remove admin rights

  • Open Make Me Admin from the Start Menu again.
  • Select Remove My Administrator Rights
  • Local Administrator permissions will be automatically revoked after 10 minutes.


 For further assistance or if admin privileges do not work, please contact the CIS HelpDesk at: