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Windows 7: No Administrator shown in User Account, but shows in C:\User ?

10 Sep 2013   #1
glennc

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
No Administrator shown in User Account, but shows in C:\User ?

Hello,
Cousin has an old Toshiba he bought pre loaded with W7 Home Premium. He was running it as he got it and I had him add a standard user account for general use and a quasi-administator account for working. He has been running that way for a while. Today I needed him to look in the C:\ Users account and it shows the quasi-Administrator, his standard user and a Administrator.
Is it hard to get rid of the Administrator account, that isn't showing up in User's Accounts from the control panel.
Thanks for any help!
Glenn


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10 Sep 2013   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Glenn,

The "C:\Users\Administrator" user profile folder is for the built-in elevated "Administrator" account. It's only created the first time that the built-in Administrator account has been enabled and logged in to.

When the built-in "Administrator" account is disabled, it will no longer be displayed in "User Accounts" (Control Panel) or the log on screen. However, it's user profile folder will still be there since it contains that account's personal settings and such.

Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable

Is this what you are referring to?
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10 Sep 2013   #3
glennc

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Hello Shawn,
Honestly I don't know! I will read through the tutorial as I bet you are right. Never having enabled the built in Adminstrator Account in my computers, this is all new to me. Thanks and appreciate your time and will find out if this is what I need.
Glenn
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10 Sep 2013   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Anytime mate.
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11 Sep 2013   #5
bluezz

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

@Brink ... thanx
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