1.    21 Feb 2016 #1
    Join Date : Feb 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10

    Accidently lost Admin account

    Was playing around with settings on my computer to ensure I do not need a password to log in, but once I set that up, I got locked out of admin. When I try to open files that require admin, it asks to insert admin details however does not give a box to type in username or password.
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  2.    22 Feb 2016 #2
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 1,648
    64bit Win 10 Pro ver 1607 Build 14393.105

    Hello and welcome to TenForums!

    If you can, use system restore to revert back to a previous point when things were working. and then you can try again to avoid entering the password by using the following tutorial. Due to the fact that you seem to have lost Admin rights you may find this difficult to do unless you can boot from a recovery disk and access the advanced startup options.

    Sign in User Account Automatically at Windows 10 Startup

    If you really did want to remove a password from your account you can do this (but I suggest you are more secure with a password):

    Password of User Account - Remove in Windows 10
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