Enable the (hidden) administrator account on Windows Vista

Tuesday, 8 January 2008, 12:06 AM EST

Many people familiar with prior versions of Windows are curious what happened to the built-in Administrator account that was always created by default. Does this account still exist, and how can you access it?

The account is created in Windows Vista, but since it's not enabled you can't use it. If you are troubleshooting something that needs to run as administrator, you can enable it with a simple command.

At How-to Geek.

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