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    Windows 8.1 Admin account

    I have a new computer with Windows 8.1, with Bing (??). I cannot access the default administrator account. When I started this PC I created an account and gave it admin privileges. I could still log in as the default admin also. Now when I access the computer the only account showing active is the account I created. Tried command level net user administrator: active/yes and error returned that I don't have privileges under this admin account. How do I get access back to the default admin account.

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    Did you run the command prompt as an administrator?
    Right click in the lower left corner of display and select command prompt (admin).

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    The answer to that would be - uh - NO!! Doah, I guess I need to read everything available to me when I'm looking for a link. Thanks for the quick response.

    shihalud

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    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tuto...rator-account/ -- I copy'd the above link from another poster in another thread. Hope it will help ya!
    "Take care of thy backups and thy restores shall take care of thee." Ben Franklin revisited.
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