Windows 10: Is your hidden administrator account inactive?

Discus and support Is your hidden administrator account inactive? in User Accounts and Family Safety to solve the problem; I have been using the hidden administrator account for almost like 10 years. Is it really not recommend for daily use? I am puzzled with this kind of... Discussion in 'User Accounts and Family Safety' started by Muz, Apr 29, 2019.

  1. MUZ
    Muz Win User

    Is your hidden administrator account inactive?


    I have been using the hidden administrator account for almost like 10 years. Is it really not recommend for daily use? I am puzzled with this kind of account. I see all my friends computer, and their computers don't have the hidden administrator active and disabled. I see the computers lab, the hidden administrator is inactive.

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  2. 'Hidden Administrator' account asking for password.

    We would like to clarify how did you enable the Hidden Administrator account. We suggest using the
    Local Security Policy to enable to hidden administrator in Windows 10. Kindly follow these steps:

    • Press Windows key + R to open the Run dialog.
    • Type secpol.msc, and click on OK.
    • In the left pane, click on the Local Policies folder to expand it, and click on the
      Security Options folder.
    • In the right pane of Security Options, double click on
      Accounts: Administrator account status.
    • Select Enabled, and click on OK.
    Let us know whenever you need further assistance.
     
    Nathaniel Mon, Apr 29, 2019
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  3. Forget hidden Administrator Account Password-Windows 10

    Hi,

    We would like to know more information regarding the issue that you are experiencing with the hidden administrator account. For better assistance, please answer the following questions:

    • Why did you access the hidden administrator account?
    • What troubleshooting steps have you tried so far?
    • Why did you create a password for it?

    Regards.
     
    Dennis Mop, Apr 29, 2019
    #3
  4. Is your hidden administrator account inactive?

    Forget hidden Administrator Account Password-Windows 10

    Thank you for providing the details. You can change the password of the hidden admin account by following the steps below.

    • Press Windows key and type "cmd".
    • Right-click Command Prompt and select Run as administrator.
    • Type this command: net user "UserName" "NewPassword".

      Type "administrator" in the "Username" and type the password that you want in the
      "NewPassword".
    • Retype the password that you've created and close the Command Prompt.
    These steps are intended for local accounts. And since the hidden admin account is considered a local account, you can apply these steps.

    Let us know how that turned out for you.
     
    Dennis Mop, Apr 29, 2019
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