Windows 8-10 Administrator Account is hidden in the Windows you have to enable it to perform certain tasks and operations that your user account can not perform.
Windows 8 and 10 have hidden Administrator account that you can enable it to perform some tasks that your current account is not performing.
Sometimes if you are facing problems in your Windows you need a Administrator account to perform some operations so that it can cure the problem you are facing.The local account you create does not have the full permissions to perform tasks.
If your system is compromised still you can enable this account to use the backup and restore the computer in previous working state.
We will show you steps for both Windows 8 and Windows 10
Enable Built In Windows 8 Administrator Account
For Windows 8 follow these simple steps to enable the administrator account:
- Press the windows key to open the metro interface.
- Enter “CMD” or “Command Prompt”.
- Command Prompt will appear in the list.
- Right click on it and choose “Run as Administrator”.
Enter the following command in the command prompt net user administrator /active:yes
Once you are done you will see the Administrator account in the user list it does not have the password set on it you need to set the password to secure your account more.If you want to disable the account follow the same above steps with this command net user administrator /active:no.
Enable Windows 10 Built In Administrator Account
For Windows 10 almost same steps and commands are used:
- Press window key and write “CMD”.
- Right click on it and run as administrator.
Type the same command you did in the Windows 8 steps net user administrator /active:yes
To disable the Windows 10 administrator account follow the same steps and write net user administrator /active:no the same command you used in Windows 8.
There are alternate ways to perform Enable Built In Windows 8-10 Administrator Account but doing it with command prompt is very easy and simple you can do it even if you are not tech geek.