1.    24 Aug 2017 #1
    Join Date : Apr 2017
    Posts : 37
    Windows10 Home Edition

    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.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    24 Aug 2017 #2
    Join Date : May 2015
    Central IL
    Posts : 4,233
    Mac OS Sierra

    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.    24 Aug 2017 #3
    Join Date : Apr 2017
    Posts : 37
    Windows10 Home Edition
    Thread Starter

    Will give it a try,thank-you.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  4.    24 Aug 2017 #4
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 54
    Windows 10 pro

    Hi,

    If everything's fine with what bro67 suggests, you may read this:
    Enable or Disable Elevated Administrator account in Windows 10
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  5.    24 Aug 2017 #5
    Join Date : Apr 2017
    Posts : 37
    Windows10 Home Edition
    Thread Starter

    Had to try a system restore and it worked so guess I am ok for now.Thank-you all for your help,Tony.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  6.    24 Aug 2017 #6
    Join Date : May 2015
    Central IL
    Posts : 4,233
    Mac OS Sierra

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

 


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Computer boots but can't launch any programs
My brother's computer, which is running Windows 10, has got major problems. It boots up okay but he can't launch any programs after the boot cycle is finished. When he tries to launch an app from his desktop, nothing happens. He can right-click and...
General Support
computer boots wrong hard drive
My wife's computer has started once in awhile to try and boot from the d:\ drive. We turn off the computers at night. Some mornings when I turn on her computer I get the _ flashing in the upper corner of the monitor. When I reboot and go into the...
General Support
Reboot dialog after computer boots
I am getting a suspicious looking dialog which says Hardware settings have changed and reboot is required. It does not look like a normal dialog and I suspect it might be malicious. Anyone else seen this 110462Thanks.....
General Support
How do I keep the numlock key on when the computer boots?
I have a Toshiba satellite, and I would like the numlock key to stay on during startup so I can enter my pin faster. I've tried looking in the Setup Utility that you can access through Settings>Update and Security>Recover>Advanced...
General Support
Solved When computer boots up
When my computer boots up now, it is showing my email address and is asking me for my password. I don't want that because others are going to be using it here at home. I don't want any restrictions for accessing this pc. How do I get rid of...
General Support
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 21:57.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums