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Can't access admin account on win 8.1

  1. #1

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    windows 8.1

    Can't access admin account on win 8.1

    Can't access my admin account. Mistakenly replaced the standard and admin accounts. I tried creating an admin account with gmail adress. Didn't get any email on google account or a password for the account. Now I can't access it and I'm stuck with a standard account. Did anyone have the same/similar problem?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 21,864
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Mario, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    You might see if you may be able to use OPTION TWO in the tutorial below to enable the built-in Administrator account at boot. Afterwards, sign in to it to fix your account.

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