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Hidden "administrator", cant show it again!


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my pc has a user which is NON ADMIN say P
P has UAC switched on, such that no installation programs (.exe) files can run.
then it has a hidden ADMINISTRATOR say Q whose p/w i know

MY AIM:
either make Q visible
OR
make P the admin

MY DIAGNOSIS:

1:
i try to open cmd w/ run as administrator.
UAC confirmation appears which has greyed out yes button, i click close and run cmd normally
then i write
net user administrator /active:yes
it gives an error
system error 5 access is denied

2A:
go to login screen press crl alt del twice,
no luck

2B:
go to switch user page, no luck

3:
go to user accounts and change settings
the same uac confirmation box which has greyed out yes button, i click close.

4:
PLEASE HELP!
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:welcome:

http://www.howtogeek...g-the-registry/
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ROCKMILK, thanks a terabyte!
worked flawlessly, though regedit was a bit scary :lol:
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:thumbsup:

Glad to have helped. :)

Hope your new year is going well. :thumbsup:
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