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Windows 7: cannot create a new admin user account

09 Mar 2012   #1
windows7Seven7

 
 
cannot create a new admin user account

when i use my admin account to create a new admin account i get stumped.

i can create the account, set the password, and then when i try to switch users, i click on the new account admin2, and i get a warning that

"unknown user or bad password"

i have actually seen posts in other forums with the same issue but no answer

windows 7, 64 bit laptop


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10 Mar 2012   #2
IIllytch321

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Could a reboot before using the account help?
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