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Windows 7: Locked out of administrative control ,Windows7

07 Sep 2015   #1
Average Dave

Windows 7 professional x64
 
 
Locked out of administrative control ,Windows7

I am running windows 7 professional x64 and all of a sudden ,I cannot login to the administrator account. It's not even a choice. I only have one account I can access. Anything I try to run that needs an admin access won't run. I can't even type in a password. Also the yes button on the screen isn't even lit up to indicate that you can click on it. I have tried running in safe mode but still cannot access any other accounts. What do I do ? How do I fix it ?


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07 Sep 2015   #2
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Can you access Local Users and Groups Manager - Open?

Try scanning with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware free.

If administrator is disabled, try enabling (possibly option 4 for you) - Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable
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07 Sep 2015   #3
Average Dave

Windows 7 professional x64
 
 
I cant

I can't even access the administrator account at start up
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07 Sep 2015   #4
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Option 4
Quote:
If administrator is disabled, try enabling (possibly option 4 for you) - Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable
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07 Sep 2015   #5
Average Dave

Windows 7 professional x64
 
 

This is what I am experiencing at the moment


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07 Sep 2015   #6
Average Dave

Windows 7 professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Average Dave View Post
This is what I am experiencing at the moment
I am not allowed access of the administrative account I have created. Can't even put in a password if I wanted to.
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07 Sep 2015   #7
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I understand that, you have couple of choices:
- Option 5 of User Account - Reset Password in Windows 7, this program can enable disabled accounts and reset passwords , you can try it to see whether your accounts have been disabled.
- Option 4 of the link I gave which links to - Built-in Administrator - Enable from WinRE (method 2 for you)
- Try a System Restore to a date prior to this issue - Option 2 System Restore
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07 Sep 2015   #8
Average Dave

Windows 7 professional x64
 
 
going for it

i have tried option 4 and im on to option 5, as long as nothing prompts the admin password i should be ok, finalizing disc from the link you gave me and i will let you know how that works out
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07 Sep 2015   #9
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709
 
 

Does anybody else have administrator privileges on this computer?
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