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Lost my administrator account

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8

    Lost my administrator account


    I have the administrator account disabled in Windows 8.
    Now I get no rights.
    How to re-enable it?

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  2. #2



    Posts : 19,310
    64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise (RTM)


    Hello Lacobo, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    You might see if you may be able to do OPTION TWO in the tutorial below to enable the built-in Administrator account at boot, sign in to it, then enable the other admistrator account that you disabled.

    Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8


    Unfortunately, with option 2 it will not work
    When i come by config it gives "no rights"
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  4. #4



    Posts : 19,310
    64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise (RTM)


    Looks like you locked yourself out, and may need to do a clean install of Windows 8.
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