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Thursday, February 10, 2011

How to activate the admin account in Windows 7

To remove certain programs and to do certain tasks you may occasionally need to use the admin account in Windows 7.  It is disabled by default so to to enable the built-in Administrator's account by using the Command Prompt follow these steps:

1. Click Start and type CMD, then right-click CMD and select "Run as Administrator".

2.) When prompted to allow the Command Processor to run, click on "Yes".
3.) Type the following into the command prompt window to enable the Administrator's account:
net user administrator /active:yes

The next time you restart you will see the option to log on as the administrator.

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