Windows 10: I deleted the administrative account Solved

  1.    01 Jan 2015 #1

    I deleted the administrative account

    I prefer to log in as a standard user... better security, etc... so i made the administrator account first... then made my standard user account... the computer always wants to log in as the administrator, so i was trying to find out how to change the default user (i'll ask that in another thread or something, i think... that's not the important part of this post)... i never did figure out how to change the default user... so i thought "maybe if i make it so i need to actually type in the user details of the administrator account it will make the only remaining user (my standard account) the default, and i'll still be able to do things with my main account"... so i went and disabled the administrator account... that was a bad idea... now i can't do anything that requires an administrative account...

    is there any way to re-enable the administrator account?
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  2. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18262
       01 Jan 2015 #2

    Hello Dr. Ivo, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    You might see if you may be able to do OPTION FOUR in the tutorial below to enable the built-in Administrator at boot. Afterwards, you could sign in to it to enable your administrator account.

    Hope this helps for now, :)
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  3.    01 Jan 2015 #3

    worked for me... thank you good sir... also... this is a beta... i'm trying to break things... so far, 10 seems quite stable

    anyways... should i start a new thread for my second question (how to change the default user) or just ask it here?
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  4. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18262
       01 Jan 2015 #4

    Great news.

    Yeah, go ahead and create a new thread since it's a different issue. :)
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