Admin By Request (Windows): Elevating when another user is signed in

How to elevate with ABR when you have admin rights but the person logged it does not. This is typically used with student workers who are logged into a departmental computer.

The person doing this will need to be a full time staff member that belongs to the same department that the computer does.


  1. In the lower right, click the green checkbox icon.

    Example of the icon and About Admin By Request option

  2. Click About Admin By Request.

  3. In the Support Assist window, select Assistance.

    Example of the Assistance page

  4. Click Start.

  5. Enter your username and password then click OK.

    Example of login prompt

  6. A timer will appear in the lower right of your screen, counting down the time you are logged in as an admin.




Keywords:abr admin by request rights elevate administrator system needed   Doc ID:119594
Owner:Larissa H.Group:UW Stout
Created:2022-07-13 06:56 CSTUpdated:2022-07-27 07:23 CST
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