missing Admin account

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Administration' started by ran1wil, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. ran1wil

    ran1wil Guest

    I need to access my administrator account but cannot find it anywhere
    I tried booting into safe mode and only got my user name that has admi
    privileges. I looked in Administrative Tools Control Panel and n
    accounts are displayed there. I have some files that i cannot access o
    move because of this. and i cannot take ownership o

    ran1wil, Apr 2, 2009
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  2. ran1wil

    ran1wil Guest


    I am replying to my own post because i figured it out and this migh
    help other user

    To turn on this 'super' administrator account, type cmd in the searc
    box WAIT don't hit enter! cmd will appear at top. Rt click on it to 'ru
    as administrator'.
    To enable this account, type this command & hi
    Net user administrator /active:yes To disable thi
    account, type this command & hit Enter
    Net user administrator /active:no If you decide nee
    a password for the administrator's account that you are going t
    activate or if you are unable to activate it with a blank password
    Net user administrator [email protected]$$w0rd
    Net user administrator activate:yes
    Hit enter. You will get a message: The command complete
    ran1wil, Apr 2, 2009
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