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Windows 7: Cannot access accounts other then the built-in Administrator

26 Aug 2012   #1
requimrar

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
Cannot access accounts other then the built-in Administrator

Title says all. I've enabled the built-in Administrator account. However, I can no longer access my other account (which is also an Admin account). I even tried creating another account, which also cannot be accessed.

Basically: upon login, I get the login screen, however there's only one account, which is the Administrator account. There is a 'switch user' button, which just shows the 'Other Users', which doesn't do anything: entering any account details only says 'invalid username or password'.

The first account was created BEFORE I enabled the admin account; the user folder is still there. However, the new account I created has no user folder.

Help?


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26 Aug 2012   #2
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Are you trying to add an account using "Admin" or "Administrator" as the user name?
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26 Aug 2012   #3
Kaktussoft

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by requimrar View Post
Title says all. I've enabled the built-in Administrator account. However, I can no longer access my other account (which is also an Admin account). I even tried creating another account, which also cannot be accessed.

Basically: upon login, I get the login screen, however there's only one account, which is the Administrator account. There is a 'switch user' button, which just shows the 'Other Users', which doesn't do anything: entering any account details only says 'invalid username or password'.

The first account was created BEFORE I enabled the admin account; the user folder is still there. However, the new account I created has no user folder.

Help?
New account doesn't have a user folder, because you never logged on under that account... quite normal.
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