Windows 10: Can I make it so that only administrator accounts can access Safe Mode?

Discus and support Can I make it so that only administrator accounts can access Safe Mode? in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; There are two accounts on my computer—A and B, let’s say. I’m trying to make it so that only a can access Safe Mode. I was under the impression that... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/whothennow24, Apr 1, 2021.

  1. Can I make it so that only administrator accounts can access Safe Mode?


    There are two accounts on my computer—A and B, let’s say. I’m trying to make it so that only a can access Safe Mode. I was under the impression that you needed a password to get into it, so I removed the password requirements for account B, but B can still access Safe Mode. Any way to do what the title says?

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    /u/whothennow24, Apr 1, 2021
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  2. angus Win User

    Settings can't be opened using the built-in administrator account


    Hello,
    Unfortunately I have the same issue as Dabz from upgrading win7 to win10.
    I've tried opening settings using all the suggested methods and it will not load using my account with Administrator access nor the built-in Administrator profile. I also tried other methods not listed such as using Run. Control panel is just a stepping stone to add users in Settings.
    I'm also having explorer.exe issues, which I believe is preventing Settings from loading.
    Using cmd (Admin) I successfully created a new user profile [and granted admin access also using cmd (Admin)], however win10 will not allow this account to log on. win10 does not list this new user within control panel but it does in the start menu. win10 will not allow to log in or switch to the new account via the start menu either.
    I can access settings in Safe Mode but this will not allow me to create a new account.
    Any help/suggestions will be greatly appreciated.
    Cheers
     
    angus, Apr 1, 2021
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  3. Gino Des Win User
    Can't Access Administrator Account - Windows 10

    Hi,

    To resolve this issue, we suggest that you start your PC in safe mode. Safe mode starts Windows in a basic state, using a limited set of files and drivers. For steps on how to start your PC in safe mode, refer to the following link:

    Start your PC in safe mode in Windows 10
    .

    Once you are in safe mode, let's enable the built-in Administrator account on your PC. Follow the steps below:

    • Right-click on the Start menu.
    • Click on Command Prompt (Admin).
    • Type net user administrator /active:yes on the command prompt, and press Enter. This command will enable the built-in Administrator account.
    • Type net user administrator password on the command prompt, and press Enter. This will change the Administrator account's password to
      password.
    • Reboot your computer, and sign in as Administrator.

    Once you are signed in as Administrator, let's make your old account as Administrator. Follow the steps below:

    • Right-click on the Start menu.
    • Click on Settings > Accounts > Other Users.
    • Click on your other account and click on Change account type.
    • Under Account type, select Administrator.

    Let us know how it goes for us to assist you further.
     
    Gino Des, Apr 1, 2021
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  4. Can I make it so that only administrator accounts can access Safe Mode?

    Settings can't be opened using the built-in administrator account


    Hi guys

    I have same issue in safe boot mode with networking!

    First of all it blocks the networking

    Then states:

    Settings cant be opened using the built in administrator account sign in with different account and try again.


    Yet clicking on windows i opens settings fine


    It also states broadband blocked, yet I can happily get on the net but at first I couldn't.

    When I asked about it the guy from Microsoft tech answers couldn't understand why I wanted to use safe boot mode with networking????????

    After he did nothing to help but emailed some scripts which didn't refer to safe mode. I rebooted and suddenly safe mode with networking worked with the net but windows 10 still claims broadband is blocked!

    Im also still getting the message on trying to unblock broadband:

    cant be opened using the built in administrator account sign in with different account and try again.

    What is going on there?
     
    Lokiroarsamba, Apr 1, 2021
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