deleting accounts in win8

nichos

Honorable Member
#1
Hi,
An "ADMINISTRATOR Local account" appeared out of nowhere, is it possible to delete it and is the guest one necessary? ...thnx .....nick
 


Trouble

Noob Whisperer
#2
Looks like someone enabled the hidden local administrator account which is typically disabled by default.
Maybe just open an elevated command prompt and type
net user administrator /active:no
and see if it goes away.
 


nichos

Honorable Member
#3
Thanx,

Typed it in RUN, if that is elevated? but a black screen seems to flash very fast. .......nick
 


nichos

Honorable Member
#4
Tried it in command Prompt as well but says ERROR & Access denied
 


Trouble

Noob Whisperer
#5
How do I run a command with elevated permissions?
Some commands that you can run using Command Prompt might require elevated or administrative permissions. To run these commands, you can use the Run as administrator command.
  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search.
    (If you're using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.)
  2. Enter cmd in the search box, and then right-click or press and hold Command Prompt.
  3. Tap or click Run as administrator.
SOURCE: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/command-prompt-faq#1TC=windows-8
 


nichos

Honorable Member
#6
OK, thanx again, it worked & only have my account & Geust. ......nick
 


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