Windows 10: My admin account changed to guest! WTH!!

Discus and support My admin account changed to guest! WTH!! in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; Hi guys, need some help I haven't been able to find anything useful in the forums thus far. I was making some changed in my admin account (I'm the... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by Giancarlo Sardi, Nov 30, 2018.

  1. My admin account changed to guest! WTH!!


    Hi guys, need some help I haven't been able to find anything useful in the forums thus far. I was making some changed in my admin account (I'm the only user) so I didn't have to enter a password after every login and after some changes found my account to have been converted to a "guest" account, thus am unable to make any further changes since I'm not an admin any longer. I have zero ability to change anything back to admin since now my account seems to be a guest account. To make matters worse, I was trying to do some activating of the built-in admin account that some people advise through safe mode, but Bitlocker asks me for the recovery key, which I don't have (for whatever reason I can't access it from my windows account), so I'm stuck without beign able to proceed. I even tried to "reset PC," but it was not successful. Not sure what other options I have at this point but looking for suggestions. Thanks in advance!

    :)
     
    Giancarlo Sardi, Nov 30, 2018
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  2. Vesao Win User

    How to remove Guest account?


    Try these steps and you should be able to delete the guest account:
    1. Press the WIN + X keys and select "Command Prompt (Admin)" from the Quick Access menu.
    2. At the Command Prompt, run this command: Code:
      Code:
      net user Guest /del
     
    Vesao, Nov 30, 2018
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  3. tsram90 Win User
    How to remove Guest account?


    Try these steps and you should be able to disable the guest account:

    1. Press the WIN + X keys and select "Command Prompt (Admin)" from the Quick Access menu.
    2. At the Command Prompt, run this command:


    Code:
     
    tsram90, Nov 30, 2018
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  4. My admin account changed to guest! WTH!!

    Guest account disappeared...

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    I understand that you wish to enable the Guest account on your computer.

    I suggest you to follow the below steps to enable the guest account.


    • Press Windows key + X.

    • Click on Command Prompt (Admin).

    • Type the below command:

      net user guest /active:yes
    Hope it helps.

    Let us know if you have any further query Windows, we are glad to assist you.
     
    Navneet Anand, Nov 30, 2018
    #4
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