Windows 10: Computer boots to another account Solved


  1. Posts : 40
    Windows10 Home Edition
       24 Aug 2017 #1

    Computer boots to another account


    Hi all,this just started yesterday.When I boot up or wake from sleep it shows my account and then an
    administrators account.Never did that before.I have a password for my account but it's set up not to ask.
    If I click on the other account it goes right to the desktop which I have never seen before.If I click on my account it asks for a password.I am really confused here.Help.
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  2. Posts : 4,451
    Mac OS Sierra
       24 Aug 2017 #2

    If it is the real Administrators account. It should not have gotten enabled. I would suggest doing a malware scan to be safe. In run, enter the following control userpasswords2 The Hiren's Boot Disk has the scanning tools on it. This will walk you through checking to make sure that no malware enabled the administrator account. Read Run Me First Malware Removal Guide (incl. Spyware, Virus, Trojan, Hijacker) | MajorGeeks.Com Support Forums
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 40
    Windows10 Home Edition
    Thread Starter
       24 Aug 2017 #3

    Will give it a try,thank-you.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    24 Aug 2017 #4

    Hi,

    If everything's fine with what bro67 suggests, you may read this:
    Enable or Disable Elevated Administrator account in Windows 10
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  5. Posts : 40
    Windows10 Home Edition
    Thread Starter
       24 Aug 2017 #5

    Had to try a system restore and it worked so guess I am ok for now.Thank-you all for your help,Tony.
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  6. Posts : 4,451
    Mac OS Sierra
       24 Aug 2017 #6

    Make a backup of the drive in case something happens and causes worse issues.
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