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Windows 7: Admin account corrupted, can't access it or any of its files.

03 Feb 2016   #1
curtfh

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Admin account corrupted, can't access it or any of its files.

Okay guys this actually happened a while back and I never got round to fixing it, but basically when I turn my PC I see my guest account and what used to be my admin account, it used to be called Curt and now is saying Other user and I actually have to type the name and password in and it says that it is incorrect. It's also running very slowly so it takes a while for normal actions. Help is hugely appreciated, thank you.


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03 Feb 2016   #2
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by curtfh View Post
...I actually have to type the name and password in and it says that it is incorrect....
I would use the tool mentioned in option 5 of this tutorial to remove the password:
User Account - Reset Password in Windows 7
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03 Feb 2016   #3
curtfh

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by curtfh View Post
...I actually have to type the name and password in and it says that it is incorrect....
I would use the tool mentioned in option 5 of this tutorial to remove the password:
User Account - Reset Password in Windows 7
It says that it will only work with the account that is currently logged in, I can't access my only admin account.
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03 Feb 2016   #4
mitchell65

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

Curtfh,
You posted the exact same problem last September and was given a suggestion. Did you ever try what was suggested? See here:
Admin account corrupted and cant access files using Admin p/w
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03 Feb 2016   #5
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by curtfh View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by curtfh View Post
...I actually have to type the name and password in and it says that it is incorrect....
I would use the tool mentioned in option 5 of this tutorial to remove the password:
User Account - Reset Password in Windows 7
It says that it will only work with the account that is currently logged in, I can't access my only admin account.
Where does the tutorial say "it will only work with the account that is currently logged in"?
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