Windows 10: No users visible in Local Users and Groups Solved

  1.    04 Jul 2016 #1

    No users visible in Local Users and Groups

    After forgetting the local administrator password, I followed that guide for offline editing the SAM registry file. This clearly caused a problem, because no I see no users in LUAG as per the attached. All the accounts work fine, except the built-in administrator account which I can't do anything with (if I try to enable it using the 'net user' command, net crashes).

    I suspect I may just have to live with this, but does anyone have any suggestions about how to 'clean' the administrator account in the registry so that LUAG works again?

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  2. Posts : 470
    Win 10 Pro (x64), OSX 10.11
       04 Jul 2016 #2

    Check your Windows version!

    If you have the Windows 10 Home edition, then it will not have Local Users and Groups (lusrmgr.msc) included in it. It's only available in the Pro and Enterprise editions instead.

    What command(s) you use to activate the Administrator?
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  3.    04 Jul 2016 #3

    Ended up restore the SAM file from backup.
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