Help..can't log in as administrator

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Administration' started by jeanniev, Aug 2, 2009.

  1. jeanniev

    jeanniev Guest

    I set up a set up a new administrator account and new a standard user
    account. For some reason...don't ask me why, just plan stupid, I set my
    new standard account as the adminstrator and the old adminstrator
    account to a standard user. Now when I log on it does not give me the
    option to log into the admin account so that I can change things back.
    I have done some research online and am not able to be successful in
    applying any of those suggestion. I am not technically inept,
    obviously, so be gentle and clear, but simple. Currently I am not able
    to access many of my options since I can only log on to the standard
    account. PLEASE HELP. My computer and sytem details are: Vista Home
    Premium, 32-bit operating system with AMD Atholon(tm) 64X2 dual cor
    processor, with 4 GB memory on a eMachine, model T5230.


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    jeanniev, Aug 2, 2009
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    Flavius Guest

    Try to login in build-in administrator account and make diagnose &
    repair.If there is no any administrator account build-in admin should
    appear in safe mode -if not you have to enable build-in admin remotely

    There are many various methods to do that:

    link I:'What do I do: I can no longer log in or elevate to an
    administrator account' (http://www.jimmah.com/vista/content.aspx?id=7)
    link
    II:http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/200888-user-account-password-change-win-re.html

    apart of above methods alsoTools for reseting password also have option
    to enable/disable accounts (for built-in admin also) for example
    'Offline NT Password & Registry Editor'
    (http://home.eunet.no/pnordahl/ntpasswd/)


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    Flavius, Aug 3, 2009
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    Ray Luca Guest

    Ray Luca, Aug 3, 2009
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    linky1124 Guest

    linky1124, Aug 5, 2009
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    vin Guest

    I have vista home premium. now i can't log on to my admin account even
    with the correct password the welcome screen goes on endlessly & i have
    to power off.

    The only other account is a standard user account which is working fine
    otherwise but i can't access my 40 gb data that is on the admin account
    is can't do system restore nor cmd command prompt as in all cases UAC
    is asking for admin password first and that profile is corrupted.

    please advise how to save & access my valuable data & get admin
    priviliges again.


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    vin, Aug 5, 2009
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  6. jeanniev

    Flavius Guest

    vin;1106093 Wrote:
    > I have vista home premium. now i can't log on to my admin account even
    > with the correct password the welcome screen goes on endlessly & i have
    > to power off.
    >
    > The only other account is a standard user account which is working fine
    > otherwise but i can't access my 40 gb data that is on the admin account
    > is can't do system restore nor cmd command prompt as in all cases UAC
    > is asking for admin password first and that profile is corrupted.
    >
    > please advise how to save & access my valuable data & get admin
    > priviliges again.

    See my previous post :sleepy: how to enable build-in admin account


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    Flavius, Aug 5, 2009
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  7. jeanniev

    vin Guest

    Thanks for your reply.

    I guess Link II is for user account password recovery only & I will
    have to follow IInd process i.e. hard way.

    It seems hard to me I am not that IT savvy.


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    vin, Aug 5, 2009
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  8. jeanniev

    Flavius Guest

    vin;1106118 Wrote:
    > Thanks for your reply.
    >
    > I guess Link II is for user account password recovery only & I will
    > have to follow IInd process i.e. hard way.
    >
    > It seems hard to me I am not that IT savvy.

    All methods to enable admin account are relative difficult - remember
    NT systems are protected before permissions escalations.I think OPTION
    II from link I is the most easy (there are also pictures),OPTION III
    from link I is harder but I attache below additional advices helpful to
    undarstanding this method and make this method easier:

    how to edit registry from WinRE -read all from post 17 this thread:
    'Can't Delete Registry Key'
    (http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/191151-cant-delete-registry-key-2.html)

    the same method I presented
    here:http://www.vistax64.com/851487-post2.html

    But of course all methods are good -your decision what you choose...


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    Flavius, Aug 5, 2009
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    xu syon Guest

    Four steps can help you reset the lost Windows 8/7/vista/xp/2008/2003/2000 password:
    Step 1: Download Windows Password Rescuer/Windows password recovery tool on any available computer you have access to.
    Step 2: Install Windows Password Rescuer and run it to burn a bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive
    Step 3: BIOS setting of your locked computer to set it boot from CD/USB.
    Step 4: Insert the newly CD/USB to the computer.Reset Windows password successfully after Windows Password Rescuer starts.You also can use Windows Password Rescuer to add a new user with administrator privilege to your Windows when you can not find target user. With this New user account you can logon your locked computer directly to copy important data from the locked computer if you want to reinstall your Windows system at last.
    More details about the usage: http://www.daossoft.com/documents/how-to-use-windows-password-advanced.html
    or http://www.daossoft.com/windows-7-password-recovery/how-to-use-windows-7-password-recovery-tool.html

    > On Sunday, August 02, 2009 6:38 PM jeanniev wrote:


    > I set up a set up a new administrator account and new a standard user
    > account. For some reason...do not ask me why, just plan stupid, I set my
    > new standard account as the adminstrator and the old adminstrator
    > account to a standard user. Now when I log on it does not give me the
    > option to log into the admin account so that I can change things back.
    > I have done some research online and am not able to be successful in
    > applying any of those suggestion. I am not technically inept,
    > obviously, so be gentle and clear, but simple. Currently I am not able
    > to access many of my options since I can only log on to the standard
    > account. PLEASE HELP. My computer and sytem details are: Vista Home
    > Premium, 32-bit operating system with AMD Atholon(tm) 64X2 dual cor
    > processor, with 4 GB memory on a eMachine, model T5230.
    >
    >
    > --
    > jeanniev



    >> On Monday, August 03, 2009 12:15 AM Flavius wrote:


    >> Try to login in build-in administrator account and make diagnose &
    >> repair.If there is no any administrator account build-in admin should
    >> appear in safe mode -if not you have to enable build-in admin remotely
    >>
    >> There are many various methods to do that:
    >>
    >> link I:'What do I do: I can no longer log in or elevate to an
    >> administrator account' (http://www.jimmah.com/vista/content.aspx?id=7)
    >> link
    >> II:http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/200888-user-account-password-change-win-re.html
    >>
    >> apart of above methods alsoTools for reseting password also have option
    >> to enable/disable accounts (for built-in admin also) for example
    >> 'Offline NT Password & Registry Editor'
    >> (http://home.eunet.no/pnordahl/ntpasswd/)
    >>
    >>
    >> --
    >> Flavius



    >>> On Monday, August 03, 2009 2:49 AM Ray Luca wrote:


    >>> Leave a SPACE after "linkII:", you idjut.



    >>>> On Wednesday, August 05, 2009 3:29 AM linky1124 wrote:


    >>>> I just create a blog about how to reset windows password.
    >>>> it might help you.
    >>>> just have a look at
    >>>> http://www.programmersheaven.com/user/linky1124/blog/:D:D:D:D
    >>>>
    >>>>
    >>>> --
    >>>> linky1124
    >>>>
    >>>> 'http://www.resetwindowspassword.com'
    >>>> (http://www.resetwindowspassword.com/)
    >>>> Posted via http://www.vistaheads.com



    >>>>> On Wednesday, August 05, 2009 9:23 AM vin wrote:


    >>>>> I have vista home premium. now i cannot log on to my admin account even
    >>>>> with the correct password the welcome screen goes on endlessly & i have
    >>>>> to power off.
    >>>>>
    >>>>> The only other account is a standard user account which is working fine
    >>>>> otherwise but i cannot access my 40 gb data that is on the admin account
    >>>>> is cannot do system restore nor cmd command prompt as in all cases UAC
    >>>>> is asking for admin password first and that profile is corrupted.
    >>>>>
    >>>>> please advise how to save & access my valuable data & get admin
    >>>>> priviliges again.
    >>>>>
    >>>>>
    >>>>> --
    >>>>> vin



    >>>>>> On Wednesday, August 05, 2009 9:36 AM Flavius wrote:


    >>>>>> vin;1106093 Wrote:
    >>>>>> See my previous post :sleepy: how to enable build-in admin account
    >>>>>>
    >>>>>>
    >>>>>> --
    >>>>>> Flavius



    >>>>>>> On Wednesday, August 05, 2009 10:05 AM vin wrote:


    >>>>>>> Thanks for your reply.
    >>>>>>>
    >>>>>>> I guess Link II is for user account password recovery only & I will
    >>>>>>> have to follow IInd process i.e. hard way.
    >>>>>>>
    >>>>>>> It seems hard to me I am not that IT savvy.
    >>>>>>>
    >>>>>>>
    >>>>>>> --
    >>>>>>> vin



    >>>>>>>> On Wednesday, August 05, 2009 10:23 AM Flavius wrote:


    >>>>>>>> vin;1106118 Wrote:
    >>>>>>>> All methods to enable admin account are relative difficult - remember
    >>>>>>>> NT systems are protected before permissions escalations.I think OPTION
    >>>>>>>> II from link I is the most easy (there are also pictures),OPTION III
    >>>>>>>> from link I is harder but I attache below additional advices helpful to
    >>>>>>>> undarstanding this method and make this method easier:
    >>>>>>>>
    >>>>>>>> how to edit registry from WinRE -read all from post 17 this thread:
    >>>>>>>> 'Can't Delete Registry Key'
    >>>>>>>> (http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/191151-cant-delete-registry-key-2.html)
    >>>>>>>>
    >>>>>>>> the same method I presented
    >>>>>>>> here:http://www.vistax64.com/851487-post2.html
    >>>>>>>>
    >>>>>>>> But of course all methods are good -your decision what you choose...
    >>>>>>>>
    >>>>>>>>
    >>>>>>>> --
    >>>>>>>> Flavius
     
    xu syon, Jan 7, 2012
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