1.    11 Sep 2016 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2016
    Posts : 1
    windows 10

    Advance user account control issue

    i forgot my win 10 pw. i am able to login as a guest account but unable to make changes or open other applications cause its restricting as not as Admin. suggesting me to sign in as admin. need advice.
    these are the things i did to resolve this issue:
    1) win + R
    type: netplwiz
    its showing me this window user account control it has only " NO " option to select

    2) then i have tried command prompt by using
    win x and select command prompt it allow me to go to cmd prompt but it wont allow to select cmd prompt with admin

    can anyone help
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  2.    11 Sep 2016 #2
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Posts : 2,889
    Windows 10 Pro

    If you could just bypass the password, it wouldn't be very secure, would it?

    You will probably have to re-install and create a new administrator account.
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  3.    11 Sep 2016 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    S/E England
    Posts : 564
    Windows 10 Home x64 (1607)

    Quote Originally Posted by Mystere View Post
    If you could just bypass the password, it wouldn't be very secure, would it?
    No, it wouldn't. Apparently the way to do it is to enable the built-in Administrator account - which AFAIK doesn't have a password (doesn't need one if you can't log into it).


    Enable or Disable Built-in Administrator in Command Prompt at Boot
    NOTE: This option is good for when you are unable to sign in to Windows 10.
    Administrator account - Enable or Disable in Windows 10

    edit: alternatively, see how miza84 solved a similar problem here:
    Regaining Administrator Access
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