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How to enable Windows 7 administrator account and reset lost Win 7 admin password There are two parts for your Windows 7: * Enable Windows 7 administrator account * Reset lost Win 7 admin password With 240 million licenses sold out in one year, Windows 7 has been proved to be a successful product of Microsoft. Compared with its previous versions like Windows XP, it has many improved features. The built-in administrator account is one of the features. In Windows XP, there is a default administrator account after installation. But the built-in administrator account is disabled by default in Windows 7. To enable Windows 7 administrator account and assign a password to it, you can achieve it in 2 methods. Part I: Enable Windows 7 administrator account Method 1: Use Command Prompt The easiest way to enable the Windows 7 built-in administrator account is to use the Command Prompt. 1. Click Start and type CMD in the search box. Right-click CMD and select Run as Administrator. 2. Click Yes when prompted to allow the Command Processor to run. And then the command prompt will appear. 3. Type net user in the command prompt window, and then hit Enter. All the Windows account user names will be listed. You'll also see the Administrator account, but now it is not enabled. 4. Type net user administrator /active:yes and hit Enter to enable Windows 7 admin account. Now the Windows 7 administrator account is created. To create the Windows 7 administrator password, you can follow the below steps: 1. Switch to log on Windows 7 with the administrator account. 2. Click Start, Control Panel, User Accounts and Family Safety and User Accounts in order. You'll enter the screen where you can make changes for your account. 3. Click Create a password for your account on the screen. 4. In the coming screen, type and confirm your Win 7 admin password. 5. Enter password hint and click Create Password. Now your Windows 7 admin password is successfully created. Method 2: Use Local Users and Groups 1. Click Start and type lusrmgr.msc in the search box, and then hit Enter. The Local Users and Groups screen will come up. 2. Double-click the Users folder. And all the Windows 7 account will be displayed for you. 3. Right-click the Administrator account and select Properties. 4. Uncheck the "Account is disabled" check-box and click OK on the administrator properties screen. Now Win 7 admin account is enabled. To set a password for the enabled Windows 7 administrator account, follow the steps as below: 1. Right-click the Administrator account and select Set Password. 2. Click Proceed to go on your operation 3. Type and confirm your new Win 7 admin password and click Ok 4. Close the Local Users and Groups screen. Now the Windows 7 administrator password is assigned to your Windows 7 admin account. Part II: Reset lost Win 7 admin password Windows 7 administrator password reset Tips: Note 1. Please remember to create a Windows 7 password reset disk after assigning Windows administrator password. It allows you to change your forgotten Win 7 admin password when you are locked out of Windows. Note 2. If you forgot to create the password reset disk, you can choose to use Windows Password Breaker to help create a Windows 7 password reset disk rather than reinstalling the system. Now follow the steps to create the disk to reset Windows 7 password. step 1. Download and install Windows Password Breaker. step 2. Run the program and burn a Windows password reset disk. Step 3. Reset Windows 7 administrator password with the disk. It is an easy and safe way for Windows 7 admin password reset.

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How to reset admin password


Reset Windows 7 admin password is not hard in fact, as long as you follow these methods to do.

Method 1: To Reset Admin Password with Administrator Account
On Win 7 logon screen, click user and "Switch user" to choose another administrator to sign into. Turn to Control Panel and navigate to User menu. Choose the account you want to reset its password, and remove its password. And then set a new password for it.

Method 2: Reset Admin Password with Password Reset Disk
You have two ways to get password reset disk. One is create it when you still have the administrator password. The other is to create it with third-party software, such as Windows 7 password genius.

Similarly, on Win 7 logon screen, after type wrong password, click link "Reset Password" to go on. Or insert password reset disk into Windows 7 computer and boot it from disk. Windows 7 Password Genius runs, at the same time, all accounts and password list for you. Choose the administrator account, and click "Reset Password" to finish Windows 7 admin password reset.

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what is default admin password for Toshiba satillite Pro C660-171


The default admin password is blank (no password)

If you're using windows 7, the admin account is disabled by default and you have to enable it.

Follow the directions here to enable it:
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/enable-the-hidden-administrator-account-on-windows-vista/

Sep 08, 2011 | Toshiba Computers & Internet

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