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    Administrator on Windows 7

    toetapping Aug 10, 2012

    1. toetapping

      toetapping Chataholic

      I found this hint helpful.

      Hot to Be a Super Administrator on Windows 7

      Most people think their user account on Windows 7 is an administrator account, but they are only partially right. When you’re logged into your account you’ll notice that sometimes you have to right-click a file and choose “Run as administrator”.

      If you want complete and total administrator control over your computer, you can do it by creating what’s known as a Super Administrator account. Before we show you how to create one, we’ll warn you that you shouldn’t login using this account unless you need install something or make many changes that require elevated (super admin) privileges. And also, when you create this account it will not be password protected, so make sure you assign a password to it right away.

      OK here’s how to create a Super Administrator account on Windows 7:

      Click start, type CMD in the start menu search. When Command Prompt appears at the top, right-click it and choose “Run as administrator”

      At the prompt type:

      net user administrator /active:yes

      Now press Enter

      You should now see “The command completed successfully”.

      Now log out of your regular account and you will see “Administrator” as an option on the login screen,

      At this point, please set a password for this new account. And remember, do not use this account for everyday computing.

      Should you ever wish to disable the Super Administrator account, just open command prompt again (Run as administrator).

      And at the prompt type:

      net user administrator /active:no

      Press Enter.
    2. APS

      APS Administrator Staff Member

      Nice tip toetapping :)
    3. ramtastic05

      ramtastic05 Talkative

      that is awesome and very useful, thanks
    4. toetapping

      toetapping Chataholic

      Glad you found it useful.