Re: Built-in administrator account
Well, you can start by disabling User Account Control in User Accounts. Like
you said, it is a poor idea, but it will make you (and whatever malware
decides to run) administrator.
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"Dimas Perez" <DimasPerez@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> The Control Panel, User Accounts only show my account and a "Guest". I
> not show an "Administrator" account and will not allow to add one since
> according to Windows it already exists. If it in fact exists, where is it
> hidden? The "Computer Management" does not show the "Local users and
> and these can not be added as a "snap-in". WIndows states that it is not
> available option with Home premium". I read a post at TechNet which
> how to add a "snap-in" to add the users and grups and that is applicable
> all versions of Vista.
> Is it possible to enable/use the built-in Administrator account with Home
> "Richard G. Harper" wrote:
>> It is possible and you would do it from the Control Panel, User Accounts.
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>> "Dimas Perez" <DimasPerez@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> > Is it possible to enable the built-in Administrator account in Vista
>> > Home
>> > premium? Regardless of recommendation not to, it is not advisable. Is
>> > this
>> > possible or not and if it is, how?