As you know, towards the end of the Windows 10 / 8.1 installation or setup, Windows setup prompts you to create a user account. Although Windows gives the Administrator user status to this user account, and It has almost all administrative privileges. But by default Windows 10 automatically generates another super or elevated Administrator account during the installation. And the account is hidden by default due to security reasons. The Built-in windows 10 administrator account is usually used to troubleshoot Windows. If you are looking for Access this account. Here this post we discuss Different ways to enable administrator account windows 10.

On Windows 10 operating system, there are so many little things that are hidden away. And the Super Administrator account is one of them. If you are wondering, the Super Administrator account is different from your current Administrator account, as it gives you much more permissions to change things in the OS. It gives you some extra privileges over the normal administrator account.

 How To enable administrator account windows 10

Here are some Different ways to enable administrator account windows 10. You can enable administrator account using Command prompt, using local Users and Groups also you can use windows local security policy ( Group Policy ). Lets fallow bellow steps to enable administrator account 10.

Note : These steps are also applicable for windows 8.1 and 7 user accounts.

Enable Administrator Account using Command Prompt

Enable Administrator Account using Command Prompt is Very simple and easy task. You can do this with only type a command line.

First open elevated Command Prompt. To do this you need to type CMD in Start search box and then simultaneously press Ctrl + Shift + Enter keys. Be sure to simultaneously press all three keys. When you see the UAC prompt, click Yes button. This will open command prompt as administrator. Now Use The Fallowing command to enable the built-in Administrator.




net user administrator /active:yes  and press Enter to enable it.

This will prompt the command complete successfully.

enable administrator account using cmd
enable administrator account using cmd

The newly enabled built-in Administrator account can now be accessed by clicking your user account name in the Start and then clicking the Administrator account. This hidden Administer will now also appear on the login screen of Windows 10.

windows 10 hidden administrator account
windows 10 hidden administrator account

To disable the built-in Administrator account Type Net user administrator /active:no and hit Enter key.

Using Local Users And Groups

First Open Computer Management. To do this Right-click This PC on the desktop, and select Manage in the context menu This will open computer management window, Here Expand Local Users And Groups then select users. on Right side pane you will find Administrator with a Arrow mark. ( That means The account is disabled.)

open administrator account on local user and groups
open administrator account on local user and groups

Now Right click on Administrator click properties – On Administrator properties window – General Tab uncheck Account is disabled As shown Bellow picture.

uncheck account is disabled
uncheck account is disabled

Now click Apply and OK to make save changes.

The newly enabled built-in Administrator account can now be accessed by clicking your user account name in the Start and then clicking the Administrator account. This hidden Administer will now also appear on the login screen of Windows 10. you can disable The account just tick again on Account is disable.

Enable or disable the built-in Administrator in Local Group Policy

Note : Group policy Not Available on Home And stater Editions.




To Open the Local Group Policy Editor click on start menu and Type gpedit.msc. This will open local Group policy Editor Now on left pane find Computer Configuration ->Windows Settings ->Security Settings ->Local Policies ->Security Options.
Find and double-tap the policy called “Accounts: Administrator account status”.

enable administrator account using group policy
enable administrator account using group policy

Now just Double click on it, A new popup will open. Here Select Enabled and click OK to enable it.

enable administrator account using group policy 2
enable administrator account using group policy 2

Choose Disabled and tap OK to have it disabled. These are Best Ways to enable administrator account windows 10 , 8.1 and 7 computers, Have any Query, suggestion Feel free to comment bellow.

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