Activate the Super Secret Administrator Account in Vista



A lot of people knows that there is a hidden Administrator account on all Windows Operating Systems. Many people use it as main account on their computer. But in Microsoft Vista, for security reasons Microsoft disabled the Administrator account . The difference between this Administrator account and any other administrators account on PC is that this Administrator account can do anything without getting prompts from UAC and has full control over everything on the PC.

Windows Vista
To enable the Administrator account, follow the steps below-

1. Type "cmd" into the search bar in the Start menu.
2. Right click "Command Prompt" and click "Run as Administrator".
3. Type in the following and press enter:

net user Administrator /active:yes

4. You're done! You have successfully activated the super-secret Administrator account in Windows Vista! 
The Administrator account will now be visible on the welcome screen!

But Be careful. This Administrator account won't have a password yet and this means your PC will be vulnerable to people trying to log on with full administrative access.
To give the Administrator account a password, follow the steps below-
1. Type "cmd" into the search bar in the Start menu.
2. Right click "Command Prompt" and click "Run as Administrator".
3. Type in the following

net user Administrator *

4. Type the password you want to set.
5. Type it again to confirm it.
6. Now You're done! 
Now you have Administrator account visible on the welcome screen and it should have a password.

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