Administrator account

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  1. Amoon21

    Amoon21 New Member

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    How do I log on to THE administrator account?
     
  2. busydog

    busydog New Member

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    You need to create the account to be able to log into it....

    Option One
    Through Local Users and Groups

    1.
    Open the Local Users and Groups manager.

    2. In the left pane, click on the Users folder. (See screenshot below step 3)

    3. In the middle pane, right click on Administrator and click on Properties. (See screenshot below)
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    4. To Enable the Buit-in Administrator Account -
    A) Uncheck the Account is disabled box. (See screenshot below step 6)

    B) Go to step 6.
    5. To Disable the Buit-in Administrator Account -
    A) Check the Account is disabled box. (See screenshot below step 6)
    6. Click on OK. (See screenshot below)
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    7. Close the Local Users and Groups window. (See screenshot below step 3)

    8. Log off, and you will now see the built-in Administrator account log on icon added (enabled) or removed (disabled) from the log on screen. (See screeenshot below)
    NOTE: Click on the Administrator icon to log on to the built-in Administrator account.
    Option Two
    Through a Elevated Command Prompt

    1.
    Open a elevated command prompt.

    2. To Enable the Hidden Built-In Administrator Account -
    A) In the elevated command prompt, type
    net user administrator /active:yes and press Enter. (See screenshot below)
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    B) Go to step 4.
    3. To Disable the Hidden Built-In Administrator Account -
    A) In the elevated command prompt, type
    net user administrator /active:no and press Enter. (See screenshot below)

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    4. Close the elevated command prompt.

    5. Log off, and you will now see the built-in Administrator account log on icon added (enabled) or removed (disabled) from the log on screen. (See screeenshot below)
    NOTE: Click on the Administrator icon to log on to the built-in Administrator account.
    Option Three
    Through Local Security Policy


    1.
    Open the Local Security Policy editor.

    2. In the left pane, expand Local Policies, and click on Security Options. (See screenshot below)
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    3. In the right pane, right click on Accounts: Administrator account status and click on Properties. (See screenshot above)

    4. To Enable the Hidden Built-In Administrator Account -
    A) Select (dot) Enabled. (See screenshot below step 6)

    B) Go to step 6.
    5. To Disable the Hidden Built-In Administrator Account -
    A) Select (dot) Disabled. (See screenshot below step 6)
    6. Click on OK. (See screenshot below)7. Close the Local Security Policy window. (See screenshot below step 2)

    8. Log off, and you will now see the built-in Administrator account log on icon added (enabled) or removed (disabled) from the log on screen. (See screeenshot below)
    NOTE: Click on the Administrator icon to log on to the built-in Administrator account.

     

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