Monday, May 16, 2011

How to Enable an Administrator Account in Windows 7?

The Windows 7 operating system automatically creates a default administrator account when you first install it on your computer. The administrator account allows for a more secure operating system. You can use the administrator account to ensure that only the person logged in as an administrator can make certain changes, including changes that affect other users.
So, do you know how to enable an administrator account in Windows 7? Here I have collected 2 methods on this process:
Method 1: Tpye “mmc” to Enable Windows Admin Account
Step 1: Click “Start,” “Control Panel” and the “Control Panel” box at the top of the window.
Step 2: Type “mmc” into the box and press “Enter.” The Microsoft Management Console opens.
Step 3: Click “Local Users and Groups.”
Step 4: Right-click the “Administrator” account and select “Properties.” The Administrator Properties window opens.
Step 5: Click the “General” tab and uncheck the “Account is Disabled” box.

Step 6: Close the MMC console and restart your computer to make the change effective.
Method 2: Use Command Promt with “cmd”
Further more, You can activate this administrator account through the command prompt. The account contains full administrative privileges over your computer, so it’s a good idea to set up a password soon after the system has been activated.
1. Click “Start” button.
2.Type “cmd“  in the running box .
3. Right-click “Command Prompt” in the search results and select “Run as Administrator.” If you have User Account Control enabled, click “Continue” when prompted.
4. Type the following command into the Command Prompt window exactly as it appears:
net user administrator /active:yes

5. Press “Enter.” The administrator account will be enabled. You can log into the account by logging out of your current account and selecting “Administrator” from the login screen.
So now, the administrator account has beeen actived with ease. By the way, if you still can not active the administrator account and can not log on the pc without admin right, how would you do? How to disable or reset the administrator password for your Windows 7 laptop? As is known, Windows Password Unlocker is such a tool which c an easily slove Windows 7 admin password recovery issue with a  bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive.

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