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psufan41

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Is there a way for the Administrator icon to not be seen at the logon on screen? I am the administrator which is my name that I logon on under. Is there a need to have that shown? If not, I would like to hide it as I don't logon to it anyway.

Thanks for the help as always,

Brian

Edited by psufan41, 25 January 2010 - 05:00 PM.

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Hello psufan41,

I'm pretty sure I know what you mean.. You have a different account that you log onto with administrator privileges, but the default account Administrator, that comes with windows operating systems, you want to disable it?

If so-

To disable Windows Administrator account:

1. Turn on your computer.
2. Log onto an account with administrator privileges (e.g. your regular account I would think)
3. Go to Start > Run. Type in: cmd
4. At the command prompt screen, type in the following exactly: net user administrator /active:no
5. If you typed the command in correctly, (as long as you have administrator privileges!) you will receive the message: The command completed successfully.

If you received: (System error 5 occurred. Access is denied.) then you do not have administrator privileges, or some other problem...

Hope this helps, feel free to reply with any questions or comments.

Best regards,

-Jason
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Thanks much. That worked!
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No problem, glad I could be of assistance. :)

-Jason
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