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Windows 7: Admin access not available, Win 7 Pro.

20 Dec 2012   #1
Algreen946

Wni 7 Pro
 
 
Admin access not available, Win 7 Pro.

I am using my desktop as a guest and cannot get on as administrator. I may have done something silly to make this happen, messing about with account perms and such when I got my MCITP book... Can use the computer a s a guest but I can't use Restore Point, can't use Run as Administrator, SpyBot has found issues I can't deal with without Admin access and neither can I do a back up before a wipe and reload. I have tried net user * from cmd and also OphCrack-which did find my guest password, but also said Admin account was Disabled. This problem was discovered when I tried remoteing in from my laptop. I have "something" in my D drive but doesn't look big enough for a recovery partition (9.8G).

Any ideas???


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20 Dec 2012   #2
Ztruker

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

See here, see if that helps: Built-in Administrator - Enable from WinRE
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