Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Three Most Easy Tricks to Enable Default Administrator Account on Windows 7/8


There is a default administrator account generated on Windows 7/8 when you install Windows 7 or Windows 8, but you cannot find it in the list of all the user accounts from Control Panel or from the log in screen. That’s because it is disabled by default. But if you have to use it to troubleshoot something, there are three most easy tricks available to enable default Administrator Account on Windows 7/8.

Before Default Administrator Account on Windows 7/8 Enabled

Before default Administrator account is enabled on your Windows 7 or Windows 8, you cannot detect it from Control Panel.
Or from the listed user accounts you can switch between in the login screen.

Three Easy Tricks to Enable Default Administrator Account on Windows 7/8

Tip: To successfully adopt either ways below, you have to login an account with administrator privileges. And the default Administrator doesn't have a password by default, so it is wise to set a strong password for its security instantly you enable it.

Enable Default Administrator Account on Windows 7/8 with cmd

1. Run Command Prompt as administrator.
On Windows 7: Click Start button and type cmd in the Search box. Then right click on cmd and choose Run as administrator. Or you can press Ctrl + Shift + Enter key simultaneously to open Command Prompt window.


On Windows 8: Swipe the mouse cursor to the bottom left corner to bring up the thumbnail of desktop interface or morden interface, right click on it and choose Command Prompt (Admin) option.


2. Type in the command: net user Administrator /active:yes and press Enter key.
Then you can see a message prompts that the command completed successfully.

Enable Default Administrator Account on Windows 7/8 from Local Users and Groups

1. Open Local Users and Groups window.
On Windows 7: Click Start button, type lusrmgr.msc in the Search box and press Enter key.
On Windows 8: Press Windows + R key to open Run box. Type lusrmgr.msc in the Run box and press Enter key.

2. Expand Users folder, right click on the Administrator account and select Properties item.


3.Uncheck the Account is disabled box.


4. Press OK button to save the changes.
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Enable Default Administrator Account on Windows 7/8 from Local Security Policy Editor

1. Open Local Security Policy window.

On Windows 7, click Start button, type Local Security Policy in the Search box and press Enter key.
On Windows 8, press Windows + R keys to open Run box. Type secpol.msc in it and press Enter key.

2. Expand Local Policies folder and then Security Options folder.
3. On the right, you can see the policy Accounts: Administrator account status. You double click on it.

4. In Accounts: Administrator account status Properties dialog box, you select Enabled value.

5. Click OK button to save the changes.

After Default Administrator Account on Windows 7/8 Enabled

After default Administrator account is enabled on your Windows 7 or Windows 8, you can see it in the list of all your user accounts from Control Panel.
Or see it in the log in screen with which you can log in.