Can not disable the activated administrator account in Home Basic

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Administration' started by john, Mar 29, 2009.

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    john Guest

    Hi, all. I am using vista home basic, PC is from HP.

    I have used "net user administrator active: yes"command line to enable
    administrator account to install some software, but now I want to disable
    the account to ensure the security of sytem, but failed!

    After I input "net user administrator active: no" using command line running
    as admin, I found the account of Admin has been protected by password in the
    control panel, and I NEVER set up any password on this computer yet. Then I
    restarted the computer, the DAMNED admin account is still there and I have
    to log onto it with password! If not, I have to log onto another user to
    delete the password!

    What can I do to disable the admin account? Where is the admin password
    from? What is it?

    The most secure action is to set up a strong password of admin, and then run
    the OS every time as a common user? But now the number of svchost.exe
    processes has increased up to 15! That slowed down the computer.---I just
    want to go back to the disabled admin account status..
    john, Mar 29, 2009
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  2. what account ( account admin or different account ) you used to disable
    account admin?

    if you used account admin to disable account admin then try to used
    different account with administrator priviledge to disable that admin account.
    Samuel Laibahas, Apr 8, 2009
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