No admin account in pre-RC1 5536

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Performance' started by Mike Hall, Aug 30, 2006.

  1. Mike Hall

    Mike Hall Guest

    Why is the Admin account blocked. Having screwed up video drivers, I tried to
    roll back (grayed out), and then boot to safe mode only to find that the
    admin account was disabled
     
    Mike Hall, Aug 30, 2006
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    Peter Guest

    Right click the Windows (Start) icon and go to Properties. Start
    Menu/Customize. Make sure that "System Administrative Tools"
    is checked to display.
    Go to it and click Computer Management. Then double-click Local Users &
    groups.
    Right-click Administrator in "Users" - Properties, and uncheck the disabled
    line. Do NOT apply a password whilst in that module!
    If you want Administrator to show on your regular Welcome screen then do the
    following:

    Show Admin on Vista Welcome Screen

    Show Administrator on Welcome Screen in Windows Vista

    start -> run = †control userpasswords2 †select administrator account,
    click reset password (input new pass) / Ok

    start -> run = †regedit †create the key below

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows
    NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\SpecialAccounts\UserList

    create “DWORD (32bit) Valueâ€
    Value Name: Administrator
    Value Data: 1
     
    Peter, Aug 30, 2006
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    Jay Guest

    Jay, Aug 30, 2006
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