The Hidden Admin Account is basically the one to rule all types of accounts and has no limitations or restrictions.
It acts as a Separate Account within Windows and has it’s own Desktop, files and customizations for the User to tinker/tamper with.
It is mostly used for things that a normal user can’t gain access to which is why it’s so risky to use.
This account gives the User access to everything which means there is no limit to how badly you could mess things up, but that’s the reason why it’s hidden.
This account is mainly for users who are looking to solve System Problems that they can’t solve on their regular accounts or even if you want to erase the password to your account *hint hint…
It is better to keep this account locked with it’s own password and hidden away from everybody’s eyes if you ask me. If you are trying to enable it, I’ll show you how to do just that.
Once you’re done you’ll need to disable it too, can’t be too careful.
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How To Enable The Hidden Admin Account
- So, the first thing you’ll want to do is open the command box by pressing both the ‘Windows‘ + ‘R’ keys.
- As the command box opens you will need to type in the following: ‘lusrmgr.msc’
- Hit ‘Enter’ and you’ll see a “Local Users and Groups” window.
- On your lefthand side you’ll see a ‘Users’ folder. Make sure to click on that.
Once you do, all the account names will be in the middle pane.
- Double-click on the ‘Administrator Name’. This will allow the ‘Properties‘ tab to open.
- Once that opens, look for the “account is disabled” option and uncheck its box. Now you should have access to the Admin Account.
All you have to do now is sign in to the Admin Account either by signing out of your User Account and signing in with the admin one or just switch into the account from the Start Menu.
That’s it! You have now learned how to access the hidden admin account! Please don’t tell anyone I told you.
Anyways… *Sigh* remember to deactivate the account once you’re done. To do that all you need to do is follow the instructions I gave you again and check the “Account is Disabled” box.
Glad I could help. And if you have time check out the other posts like:
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