Saturday, January 16, 2010

Enabling And Disabling The Built In Administrator Account In WindowsVista

We have seen about a lot of methods and troubleshooting steps in our blog. Therefore, we have been receiving mails and comments to explain enabling and disabling the Real Built in Administrator Account in Windows Vista Operating System. In order to respond our viewers we have given the detail steps to enable and disable the Real Built-in Administrator Account In Windows Vista.
Follow the steps to enable the Hidden Built-In Administrator Account
1.    First, open an elevated Command Prompt.
2.    In the Command Prompt, type the following command as it appears.
net user administrator /active:yes

3.    Then press Enter.
4.    Once you press Enter, the system will show you a statement that Command Completed Successfully.
5.    If you see the above message, all it is done.





Follow the steps to disable the Hidden Built-In Administrator Account
Important Warning:
If you are going to disable the built-in Administrator account, you shouldn’t use the same user account to disable. Therefore, you should log in as a normal Administrator to disable the built-in Administrator account. Remember, the steps given below will not work if you have logged in using the built-in Administrator account.

1    First, open an elevated Command Prompt.
2    In the Command Prompt, type the following command as it appears.
net user administrator /active:no

3    Once you press Enter, the system will show you a statement that Command Completed Successfully.



4    If you don’t get the above message, repeat the step once again.
5    If you still face the problem, try to disable or enable the account in Safe Mode.
6    Once if it is done, close the elevated Command Prompt.
7    Then log off from Start Menu and you can see your new built-in Administrator account next to the current accounts.
8    Now, you can click the New Administrator account display picture icon and log on to it.



9    If you want to create a password for this account, you can create for a better security.
10    After that, you have to set up its desktop preferences like any other account.

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