How To Enable Hidden Administrator Account On Windows 10
net user administrator /active:yes
net user administrator <password>Two Commands To Enable administrator account and then set password
With the mass acceptance and upgrades to Microsoft Windows 10 as the new standard Windows operating system – it was only a matter of time until everyone realized that the Administrator account has been hidden by default.
The user account which is created during the initial setup phase is named what the user designates – generally the persons first name or the PC’s function.
Unknown to all tho – is that Microsoft Windows 10 also creates two ‘hidden’ accounts but places them as inactive. These are the Administrator and Guest accounts.
You may need to enable these accounts to run an installation, operate a program, increase security or a number of other reasons.
- Left click once on the start icon and then type CMD. Right click or find in right menu ‘Run As Administrator’
2. From this window enter ‘net user’ to display the active user accounts
3. To enable the Administrator account enter net user administrator /active:yes
You can do the same to enable the Guest account just enter net user guest /active:yes
4. Once you receive the command completed successfully message, enter net user administrator <password> where <password> is the password you wish to use
You can now sign out of your current account and the Administrator account will display as an available account to log into.
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