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Windows 7: Win7 Home premium not detected properly?

18 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Win7 Home premium not detected properly?

Hello all!

I performed a rollback on my laptop to factory settings by using the provided tools of Windows 7 to do so, as the backup was extracted from a recovery partition. Windows 7 Home Premium was provided by factory default as my OS. The system information of my machine clearly shows this is the version installed.
all seemed to go fine until I started to set up user profiles. I wanted to check the built-in administrator settings throught the local users and groups manager (typing lusrmgr.msc on the start menu search) and the manager shows on its window a message reporting that my machine is not running Wndows 7 Home Premium, also says that this complement (the manager) cannot be used with my current version of Windows. Due to this situation I can't manage account properties.

Any ideas on solving this situation will be highly appreciated, and thanks in advance for any help provided!

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18 Oct 2010   #2

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Hi AENSLAED and welcome to sevenforums,
WIN Pause/Break key combo
what version of Win 7 is shown?

WIN | type WINVER | ENTER
what version of shown?
At the top of the resulting display mine shows Windows 7 Ultimate, as an example.
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18 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 x2 + x86 + Windows 8.1 x64 x2
 
 

The message you are receiving would be consistent with running Windows 7 Home Premium.

lusrmgr.msc is only available in Pro and above

lusrmgr.msc is not available in that particular SKU - you need to use the standard user management controls from the control panel, to control user creation/modification
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18 Oct 2010   #4

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Open a command prompt in administrator mode by right-clicking and choosing “Run as administrator” (or use the Ctrl+Shift+Enter shortcut from the search box).

Now type the following command:

net user administrator

That'll give you the detailed status including whether the account is active, password policy etc. To enable this account, type:

net user administrator /active:yes

To disable, type:

net user administrator /active:no
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18 Oct 2010   #5

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks for the quick reply!
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