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Windows 7: Unable to log on as admin

13 Feb 2010   #1

Unable to log on as admin

When I type net user administrator:yes in cmd I get this message

I do not see the admini icon when I restart the computer

how can I fix this? I am running Windows 7 home ed


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13 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

Hi spacewater and welcome to Windows 7 Forums

See Administrator Account - Vista Forums This is from Vista, but it operates in exactly the same way in W7.

Basically, you have not got the command correct. It should read as follows:

net user administrator /active:yes to enable the account and
net user administrator /active:no to disable it.
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