Windows 7 made my account a Guest, and another one an admin.

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  1. Master Mist

    Master Mist New Member

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    Hey, I have registered here to solve this problem, I am very upset because of it, please help me out:
    I've set an automatic logon feature on the OS a few days ago (through 'contol userpasswords2'), it worked nice, no problems, suddenly today I've tried to access it again to remove it, then it asked me for another password, I have another account on the computer, with no password, long story short, with out even knowing, Windows 7 has given a password to it, and made my account a guest, I cant do ANYTHING, cant copy files, delete files, install urgent files, please help me, this is very critical and annoying, anything I can do exept for reinstalling Windows?
     
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    cybercore New Member

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    When prompted for admin password, enter it or press just "Enter" if your administrator account is not password protected.

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    You can log off and then log in with your admin account.

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    If you can't access the admin account, then try:

    Right click > Create shortcut > type in %windir%\system32\cmd.exe > Ok

    run this cmd shortcut as administrator > cmd > type in control userpasswords2
     
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  3. reghakr

    reghakr Excellent Member

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    cybercore meant...................

    control userpasswords2
     
  4. Master Mist

    Master Mist New Member

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    It wont help, to access the command line as an admin I have to type the admin's password,
    to access 'control userpasswords2' I also have to input the password, which I dont have because as I said, windows probably generated its password, and made my account a guest.
     
  5. Mike

    Mike Windows Forum Admin
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    This is not normal behavior for the operating system. You should perform a thorough scan for viruses, malware, and trojans, when and if you regain access to your system. You can try a hard method of resetting the password: Offline NT Password & Registry Editor
     
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    Thanks, will go put that "r" where it should be. :)
     
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    When it asks you to enter admin password, do not enter anything and press "Enter."
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  8. Master Mist

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    Well, doesnt work, it insists it has a password, and I tried any password I ever used, use and more things I could think of.
     
  9. Master Mist

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    Lock & Archive this guys, I formatted my PC, I needed to clean it up a little anyway, thanks for trying to help.
     

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