How to Sign in As Administrator in Windows 10 System

Administration account is one of the important features in Windows computer that allow the user to protect its data from other users. Basically, the Administrator account is the root of the system from where you can change every single setting of your computer. Have a question in the mind how to sign in as Administrator Windows 10? Follow this article to check it out.

Part 1. How to Sign in As Administrator in Windows 10

At the time of Windows installation, it asks you for Windows Administrator account by entering the username and password. But this is not the main Administrator account, Basically, the super Administrator account is disabled by Windows for users. In this part, you will find a guide on how to sign in as Administrator on Windows 10.

Enable the built-in Administrator account using management tool

Step 1: Initially, you have to open the "Run" by pressing the Windows + R key at the same time.

Step 2: Now, you have to enter "Control userpasswords2" and hit on the "Enter" button.

Step 3: After that, you have to go to the "Advanced" tab and hit on the "Advanced button" under the Advanced user management.

Step 4: Then, under the "Users" folder and find all local users created on the system.

Step 5: Now, right-click on the "Administrator" and choose "Properties".

Step 6: You have to uncheck the "Account is disabled" and click on the "OK" button.

enable administrator account

Once the above steps executed, you will see on the login screen.

Enable the hidden super-Administrator account using Command Prompt

Step 1: Start with opening the command prompt as an Administrator.

Step 2: Command prompt interface will appear, simply execute the below steps and hit on the "Enter" button.

net user Administrator /active:yes

Step 3: Now, execute the below command and hit on the "Enter" button.

net user Administrator *

Once you have enabled the Administrator account, log off the current account and you will see the admin account on the lock screen.

Enable the hidden Administrator account using Group Policy?

Step 1: Simply open the Group Policy Editor from the Run by pressing Windows + Run at the same time.

Step 2: After that, go to the "Computer Configuration" > "Windows Settings" > "Security Settings" > "Local Policies" > "Security Options".

Step 3: On the right side, click on the "Accounts Administrator account status and enable it by choosing to the enable radio button.

group policy to enable administrator account

By following the above steps, you can easily enable the hidden Administrator account using Group Policy on Windows.

Create a new Administrator account in Windows 10?

Step 1: First of all, you have to open the Run by pressing Windows + R key simultaneously and search for the lusrmgr.msc

Step 2: Now, you have to go to the "Users" and choose the New user from the action menu.

Step 3: After that, you have to type the username and password for the new Administrator.

Step 4: Once the new admin successfully created, double-click on the new username to open account properties.

Step 5: You have to go to the "Member of" and choose the "Add" button. Type the Administrator in the object name and hit on the "Check Names".

Part 2. How to Reset Administrator Password in Windows 10

Above guide is not useful? Well, try PassFab 4WinKey in order to reset Administrator password in Windows 10. It is leading password recovery tool that can recover an array of passwords on Windows computer. By using this tool, one can easily recover passwords such as Microsoft account password, Windows Administrator and guest account password, etc. It supports all Windows version and now, it aloows you create bootable disk on Mac too.

Reset Administrator password in Windows 10?

Step 1: Firstly, download the PassFab 4WinKey from their official website and install it to another computer.

Step 2: Now, one has to insert the disk such as CD/DVD/USB Drive and choose the drive and hit on the "Burn" button.

choose cd

Step 3: Click on the "Yes" button to start the burning process.

Note: the Burning process will erase every single data stored on the selected CD/DVD or USB flash drive.

Step 4: Once the burning process completed, click on the "OK" button and eject the password reset disk from the computer.

burn cd successfully

Step 5: Connect the password reset disk to your computer. Turn on your computer and press "Esc" or F12" button to open the boot menu interface.

Step 6: Choose the password reset disk to open the PassFab 4WinKey application interface.

Step 7: Select the Windows version and hit on the "Next" button.After that, choose the username and hit on the "Next" button to start the password reset process.

Step 8: Click on the "Reboot" button to apply changes.

process

Conclusion

Windows Administrator account is an integral part of Windows that enable the user to gain complete control over the system and protect the data from unauthorized users. So, using PassFab 4Winkey to reset it will be the best way. Furthermore, it also enables you to bypass Windows 10  password. Have any question? Leave the comment below to let us know.

/ Posted by Shirley Howard to Windows 10 / Follow @Shirley Howard

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