Windows 10: Elevated administrator name Solved

  1. Posts : 2
    windows 10 64 bit
       07 Jan 2016 #1

    Elevated administrator name

    On the cmd prompt I entered a name for the "elevated administrator".
    Now I want to change it but I forgot what it was, and I need to know what it is to change it.
    How or where can I go in win 10 to see what it is?
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  2. Posts : 3,367
    64bit Win 10 Pro ver 1803 Build 17134.48 and W10 Insider Build 17672
       09 Jan 2016 #2

    Your new name should appear under Users in the Local Users and Groups section of the Computer Management console (right click the start menu to access this).

    There is also a tutorial on this that should help you sort this out:
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  3. Posts : 2
    windows 10 64 bit
    Thread Starter
       10 Jan 2016 #3

    Somehow I cancelled my local administrator account but I was logged in as an elevated administrator, I wanted to make the elevated administrator inactive so I at the cmd prompt I deactivated it. Then I shut down, when I restarted, administrator came up for log in to Windows, but I had no microsoft account and no local account and my elevated administrator account was inactive. I was locked out of windows I spent many hours searching the net for a solution and there were many people who found themselves in the same situation as myself. the only solution was to re set windows. I was able to access the windows re set screen from the on/off button right bottom corner of log on screen, but lost all settings etc in the process.
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