Windows 10: No admin account and can't reenable it

Discus and support No admin account and can't reenable it in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; I go to system repair console after a restart, and I do the net user Administrator /active:yes however, when the machine restarts it is deactivated... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by WilliamMoran2, Aug 10, 2019.

  1. No admin account and can't reenable it


    I go to system repair console after a restart, and I do the net user Administrator /active:yes however, when the machine restarts it is deactivated again. I notice that in system repair, it seems to show the machine name as simply \\ rather than \\machine_name - which implies that the changes aren't being made against the actual system but some temp image of some sort. Anyone seen this behavior before? Any suggestions?

    :)
     
    WilliamMoran2, Aug 10, 2019
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  2. Vesao Win User

    Remove account


    I suggest you backup your personalized files first before removing the account.
    To delete an account, follow these steps:
    1. Press WIN + X keys and click Command Prompt (Admin) from the menu.
    2. Type the following command and press Enter. Replace test with the name of your sister's account. Code:
      Code:
      net user test /del
     
    Vesao, Aug 10, 2019
    #2
  3. C0zzie Win User
    How to change admin user account name?


    ah so main admin account is 'wizzle' which is what I am currently on
    I make another account called 'wizzle2' (with admin rights)
    I sign out of 'wizzle' and sign into 'wizzle2'.
    And once signed into 'wizzle2', then I do the command prompt step and find the SID for 'wizzle' that is listed and go from there?
     
    C0zzie, Aug 10, 2019
    #3
  4. No admin account and can't reenable it

    Locked Out of Admin Account

    Hello Linda,



    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.



    1. Are you using a Microsoft account or a local account?
    2. Which version of Windows 10 you are using currently?
    3. Is the other user account an admin account?


    I suggest you to try using the on screen keyboard at the login page and check if you are able to login to the PC.



    1. At the login screen click on the
      ease of access icon at the bottom right hand corner.
    2. Click on the on screen keyboard to open it.
    3. Type the password and try to login.

    If you are using a Microsoft account, I suggest you to refer the article on

    how to reset your Microsoft account password
    .



    However, if you are using a local account, then I suggest you to refer the article on

    reset your Windows 10 local account password
    .



    Note: While performing these steps, there might be a risk of data loss. You may take a backup of the data before performing the steps.



    Hope it helps.

    Let us know if you got the help you needed by clicking ‘Yes’ or ‘No’.



    Regards,

    Prakhar Khare

    Microsoft Community – Moderator
     
    Prakhar_Khare, Aug 10, 2019
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