Windows 10: Access user accounts Solved

  1.    17 Oct 2015 #1

    Access user accounts

    I have forgotten an administrator account password and am not even able to get past the "user accounts" in Control Panel" without it. I don't log on to Windows with this account anyway!
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  2. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18262
       17 Oct 2015 #2

    Hello eyemax, and welcome to Ten Forums. :)

    It depends on if this administrator account is a local account or Microsoft account.

    If Microsoft account, then you can reset your password online at Microsoft to have the new password sync to your PC.

    If a local account, then you might see if you may be able to use OPTION FOUR in the tutorial below to enable the built-in Administrator account to use to reset the password.
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  3.    20 Oct 2015 #3

    Acess user accounts

    Thanks Brink
    This was a total diasaster!
    In the end I had to reinstall Windows 10 but many thanks for replying
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  4. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18262
       20 Oct 2015 #4

    I'm sorry that you had to reinstall.
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