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Windows 7: Setup up Local Admin Account unattend

04 Nov 2009   #1
Senathon

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Setup up Local Admin Account unattend

I would like to setup an Local Admin account named "TOM". TOM account should be the account that is used when the laptop is first boots up after installation.

With Windows XP, I was able to setup a Administrator "TOM" account without an additional Administrator Account. I would like to do the same in Vista/Windows 7.


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04 Nov 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Senathon View Post
I would like to setup an Local Admin account named "TOM". TOM account should be the account that is used when the laptop is first boots up after installation.

With Windows XP, I was able to setup a TOM account without an Administrator Account. I would like to do the same in Vista/Windows 7.
seneathon

Ok you can sertainly create a tom admn account but not on first boot, I am confused.
First you say Tom admin
then Tom account without an admin account?

Could you explain

Thanks

Ken J
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04 Nov 2009   #3
Senathon

Windows 7
 
 

I mean without an additional "Administrator" account.
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04 Nov 2009   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Senathon View Post
I mean without an additional "Administrator" account.
Ah

OK you need an admin to set up TOm as admin after you do that you can disable the visible admin account, and the hidden one as well though I wouldnt just in case.

Still not sure what you are attempting but I am being dense today sorry

Ken J
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04 Nov 2009   #5
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Senathon View Post
I mean without an additional "Administrator" account.
Ah

OK you need an admin to set up TOm as admin after you do that you can disable the visible admin account, and the hidden one as well though I wouldnt just in case.

Still not sure what you are attempting but I am being dense today sorry

Ken J
Ken, like you I am not sure what Senathon is asking for, but when I install 7, I have the opportunity to name the first user account created to anything I wish. The OP could name this account TOM (as it is an administrator account by default) and after installation was completed could create other limited user accounts.

If he is asking about an already working 7 OS, there are several options that would lead to one administrator account named TOM with other limited accounts. Hope this is helpful?

Robert
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04 Nov 2009   #6
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

he is talking about unattended setup, where the custom user is created automatically during Windows installation.

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