Is it because I disabled it? But regardless, I uninstalled Office and ran the fix that Microsoft released and it indicated that I didnt need to fix anything. I dont want a separate administrative account on my computer. To help make the computer more secure, this administrator account type will be prompted by by default to give confirmation before allowed to make any changes that require elevated administrator rights. I found this article, but it doesn't achieve what I was hoping for. Then you can add a Windows 7 password to protect your computer. Even if you do leave it enabled, protect it with a strong password to prevent unauthorized access.
To disable the Administrator account type the following command in the Elevated Command Prompt and press Enter on your keyboard. Unfortunately I do not have any experience with them. The built-in Administrator account is one of the most targeted account names by malicious programs and hackers that are attempting to access your computer without your permission. You should now see both your primary and secondary administrator accounts in the account list. Administrator Properties screen Uncheck the Account is disabled checkbox if you would like to enable the Administrator account. Alternately, does anyone know how to disable Installer Detection? But you had better remember the password, for you lost windows 7 password, it may bring many troubles. Step This will hide the administrator account 4.
I have tried that and it is still not recognising the password. This is done by right-clicking on the command prompt icon in the Windows 7 start menu and selecting Run As Administrator from the available options. Local Security Policy Editor is not available on home editions of Windows. When I switched user, only the standard user account is shown. I know what you are thinking, but no, you don't have to transfer all your files to the new account.
Similar help and support threads Thread Forum Hello, I was unsure whether to open this thread in here or in Windows System Security, anyway, I'm configuring a laptop for a friend of mine, I've set up the windows with a standard administrator account not the hidden one and have just created a standard user account for him so he won't mess up. What you can do is use the Classic login screen so no icons , then users have to know the account name to login, which in a way is more secure. Press Windows key+R to open the Run dialog box. You will now be at a screen showing the local security options for Windows as shown below. D During the Installation Process There is a 3rd method which advanced users can use.
Now, how can I run cmd. When the Local Security Policy opens, skip to step 2. Now you can restart your pc and it should be there. Log off, and you will now see the built-in Administrator account log on icon added enabled or removed disabled from the log on screen. You should see a message that the command completed successfully.
Disable the built-in Administrator account To disable the Administrator account, type execute the following command in Step 2. Other than the fact that this didnt fix anything, it still doesnt address the issue I am having. Step If the account had any own pictures, videos, music, etc. Enable Built-in Administrator Account Basically there are 4 ways in order to activate the account: A Command Prompt To enable the built-in Administrator's account by using the Command Prompt please follow these steps: 1. Double click the entry to enable it. Thanks My question is - on the screen shot - just to confirm - the user really is in the administators group? You'll note that there's no password for this account, so if you want to leave it enabled you should change the password. I tried to delete through administer account, but didn't work.
He accidentally created an administrator account and now wants to remove it again. When boots to the logon screen, you will be surprised to see the Administrator account has been over that. Click administrator, and then click finish. The main admin account will always be there, but you can hide it. That's when I found this page. Hi, How did you remove the password in Windows 7? I just realised the laptop is running Windows 7 Professional. This allows you to quickly.
Method 3: Enable Built-in Administrator Account and try to uninstall the application. In the left pane, expand Local Policies, and click on Security Options. See screenshot below step 6 B Go to step 6. For everything else you should use a regular account. See screenshot below step 6 B Go to step 6. This method will only work if you are using Professional or Enterprise editions of Windows 7, Windows 8.
To Enable the Built-in Elevated Administrator Account A Uncheck the Account is disabled box. It is also suggested that you rename the account using the instructions. There are 2 ways to create a administrator account. But I though Windows would not let you delete or disable an administrator account if there was not another one on the system. Log out of the secondary account, and back into the primary one.