Enable Disable Local Administrator Account Win 7

How to Enable and Disable Administrator Account in Windows 7

2012-01-15 15:54:48 / Posted by Shawn Hamilton to Windows 7
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Have you ever run into this awkward situation? After disjoining a Windows 7 client machine from the domain, you are unable to login the computer again. That is not because you forgot the password. It is because the local administrator account was disabled by default. Then how can you enable administrator account Windows 7 and get access to your PC again? The article below shows you four methods to enable hidden administrator account and one swift way to disable administrator account.

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Method 1. From the Command Prompt to Activate the Account

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Method 2. From Local Security Policy

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Method 3. Using the Local Users and Groups Snap-in

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Method 4. During the Installation Process

This method can be used by the advanced users.

Disable Built-in Administrator Account

Make Windows 7 administrator account disabled or hidden, firstly, make sure to log on as your regular user account, then open as administrator mode command prompt as below. Type the following command: net user administrator /active: no. The administrator account will now be disabled and it will not show up on the login screen anymore.

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