Windows 10: Can't log in as administrator Solved

  1. Clint's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       25 Nov 2017 #1

    Can't log in as administrator


    I did a clean install with FCU 1709. I am logged in as Local Account Administrator. When I try to log in with Microsoft Account, It says that a user on this PC already has a Microsoft Account with this E-Mail address. What am I doing wrong? I had this address before the clean install.
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  2. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 33,158
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18262
       25 Nov 2017 #2

    Hey Clint, :)

    You can double check using the method in the tutorial below to see what accounts it shows you have on the PC to see if one of them may be for this Microsoft account.

    View User Account Details in Windows 10 User Accounts Tutorials
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  3. Clint's Avatar
    Posts : 429
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
    Thread Starter
       25 Nov 2017 #3

    Brink said: View Post
    Hey Clint, :)

    You can double check using the method in the tutorial below to see what accounts it shows you have on the PC to see if one of them may be for this Microsoft account.

    View User Account Details in Windows 10 User Accounts Tutorials
    Thanks for the reply Brink. I did some investigating. I think I found the problem, but I don't know how to fix it. My sign in for Carolyn is the one that I want to keep. In the User Account Details.txt there is a adk and a Carolyn both have same Hotmail address. How do I delete the adk one? It is not listed in netplwiz or under Users.

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  4. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 33,158
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18262
       26 Nov 2017 #4

    It appears that your "adkin" account is shown as "degraded" in your account details report.

    Are you able to delete the "adkin" account from within "Family & other people" settings?

    Delete User Account in Windows 10 User Accounts Tutorials

    If so, you should then be able to add the account afterwards to have it working.
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  5. Clint's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
    Thread Starter
       26 Nov 2017 #5

    Brink said: View Post
    It appears that your "adkin" account is shown as "degraded" in your account details report.

    Are you able to delete the "adkin" account from within "Family & other people" settings?

    Delete User Account in Windows 10 User Accounts Tutorials

    If so, you should then be able to add the account afterwards to have it working.
    Thanks Brink. What would we do without you? Under Family and other people, I donít have remove listed. adki wasnít listed in accounts in Control Panel or netplwiz. I was afraid to try CMD, because Carolyn was beside it, I was able to delete adki from Local User Group. All is well again. Thanks again.

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  6. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18262
       26 Nov 2017 #6

    Great news Clint. I'm glad everything is back to normal now.
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  7. Clint's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
    Thread Starter
       26 Nov 2017 #7

    Brink said: View Post
    Great news Clint. I'm glad everything is back to normal now.
    I was going to mark as solved, but you beat me to it.
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  8. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18262
       26 Nov 2017 #8

    Hehehe.
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