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Windows 7: Admin/Guest Issues

26 Dec 2011   #1
casey93005

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Admin/Guest Issues

Hello,

Hopefully someone can help me with this.

I set up a Admin account on my computer. I was able to access it, so I was using guess and remembered it when going cmd the control userpassword2

i accidently deleted the admin account at the point and now only have access to guest.

how do i fix this? Please help

Thank you and happy holidays.

Using windows 7


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26 Dec 2011   #2
Maguscreed

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If you did in fact delete the base admin account a repair install is probably your easiest out.
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