Windows 10: Cannot login as admin

Discus and support Cannot login as admin in User Accounts and Family Safety to solve the problem; I am trying to troubleshoot my system and am having difficulties logging in as admin. I am attempting to login as admin and it refuses to allow me... Discussion in 'User Accounts and Family Safety' started by Medibaked, Sep 15, 2018.

  1. Medibaked Win User

    Cannot login as admin


    I am trying to troubleshoot my system and am having difficulties logging in as admin. I am attempting to login as admin and it refuses to allow me access with the correct password. I just changed the password and it works to login to outlook but not as admin to troubleshoot. I am going through this process as defeat will not start. I already ran mfc scan which indicates no issues.

    Please assist. Why does my PW work for some things but not to login as admin?

    :)
     
    Medibaked, Sep 15, 2018
    #1
  2. Namslas90 Win User

    admin password?

    You can reset the Admin Password using Windows XP repair; See Here for step by step.

    *Toast :toast:
     
    Namslas90, Sep 15, 2018
    #2
  3. admin login disappeared

    Hi Barry,

    You may not be able to access the options to perform the above method due to the local user profile status.
    Enable built-in administrator by following the steps below, create a new administrator user profile and check if the issue is resolved.

    Step 1: Enable built-in administrator account.

    • Open elevated command prompt by entering Safe mode with Command prompt.
      To go to Safe mode, use the power button on the sign-in screen and press
      Shift (key on the keyboard) + Restart. This will take you to the recovery boot menu. Click
      Troubleshoot> Advanced options> Startup settings.
      You then see a list where you can choose Safe Mode with Command prompt.
    • Type the following command: net user administrator /active:yes to activate the built-in administrator.
    • Login into the built in administrator user profile and create a new user profile with administrator privileges (steps given below).
    • Then lock your screen by pressing Windows key + L keys on the keyboard and sign-in into the
      Administrator account.
    • Disable built in administrator account by typing the command:
      net user administrator /active:no
      in the Command prompt (Admin).

    Step 2: To create a new administrative user account
    follow the steps below:

    • Open Elevated command prompt by pressing Windows logo + X keys on the keyboard and select
      Command prompt (Admin) from the context menu.
    • Type net user NewAccount password /add and click
      Enter
      .
    • Type net localgroup Administrators NewAccount /add and click
      Enter.
    • Log off from the system and login to the new user account.

    Write to us with the status of the issue for further assistance, we will be happy to help you. Your reply is most important for us to ensure we assist you accordingly.

    Regards,

    Guru Kiran
     
    Guru Kiran G, Sep 15, 2018
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  4. Arun B J Win User

    Cannot login as admin

    Can't login to new computer w/Windows 10

    Hi,

    Thank you for your reply.


    • Are you able to login to Microsoft Account on Web?

    • Have you installed any language pack?
    I suggest you to follow the steps below and check if it helps.

    Step 1: I suggest you to select the appropriate language in login screen at the bottom right corner and check if it helps.

    Steps 2: Use On-screen keyboard in the login screen to login and check if it helps.

    Hope this helps. If the issue remains unresolved, please get back to us and we would be happy to help.
     
    Arun B J, Sep 15, 2018
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