Ultimate Power (in Windows Vista)
Home                                                                  (Paul Watkins 01/24/11)                                                                  Tips

    Did you know that Windows Vista has an "Administrator" account that lets you do a lot of things you can't normally do? Did you even know you use an "account" in Windows? (Lots of PCs are configured so you don't even have to log in with a password. Not really a very safe way to be configured, but far too common.) For those of you who are a little more geeky (or want to be), here's how to fix your Windows Vista PC so you have the option to login as Administrator when you boot up.
WARNING!!! If you don't know what you're doing, DON'T use the Administrator account. You can do things you'll regret! ... Just sayin'.
    So here's what you do:
  • Click on your Start button
  • Click on "All Programs".
  • Click on the "Accessories" folder.
  • Right-click on the "Command Prompt" item and choose "Run as Administrator"
  • In the command prompt window, type:   net  user  administrator  /active:yes  and press ENTER.
  • Now type:   exit  and press ENTER to close the command prompt window.
  •     That should do it. Click on your Start button and choose to "log off".

        But wait! How do you undo this? Just repeat the process above but in place of the  /active:yes  type  /active:no .
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