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What do I need to do to convert my account to an administrator account?

I have ben given a PC from work that is no longer used. It's a good machine (i5) and I want to use it in my home office. Trouble is that it's still configured for office use. I can get passwords etc. if I need to from the company that manages our office network but I am wondering if there's an easy way to convert my login to an administrator login, or at least to figure out what the Administrator login Id is so I can make the changes. I'd rather not have to reload Windows and all the software.

If it helps identify the setup I currently have, when I go in to System it says "some settings are managed by your organisation"
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Thanks.

The company I work for only had 5 PC's but they've now downsized to 3 so they've given me two of them. Nothing sensitive on them that I don't have access to at work anyway.  We use an external company to manage our network so I will get the admin password and logon from them but I was hoping there was an easier way without having to bother them. That will be easier than reloading Windows I am sure.

Thanks again for your help
Windows 10 provide 2 type of account - Administrator and standard.

Please find the below step to cover the account type.

Press windows + i   -> Click Accounts -> click Family and other people -> Under  other ppl , select your user account and click change account type.


Other way,
in windows Run - type   netplwiz , press enter
it  will open user accounts, select the account , click properties and change the account type to administrator.