For Mac computers, you can. If you do use this switch, but don't specify either timeframe or all, then net user assumes that no times are okay and the user is not allowed to log on. This instructable will show you how to enable Administrator account in three easy ways. I hit enter a few times and it goes back to cmd prompt. Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or.
The wikiHow Tech Team also followed the article's instructions and validated that they work. Hope this helps anyone that has come to this page with the same issue I have had corrupt user profile I'm trying to run a file. A maximum of 48 characters is allowed. Enclose the text in quotation marks. The password will now be changed. Click on Start button Search for command program by typing cmd.
This is how you navigate to the Local Security Policy. Net User command You can use the net user command to create and modify user accounts on computers. Net user is a command-line tool that is built into Windows Vista. Warning: The built-in Administrator account has a lot more privileges than a regular administrator account—privileges that can easily get you into trouble if you use it regularly. I have tried to log on as local admin, but still cant add the user to the group.
Moreover, if you are in a server environment, the change is a must. Examples The following example displays a list of all user accounts for the local computer: net user The following example displays information about the user account tommyh: net user tommyh The following example adds a user account for a user whose full name is Jay Jamison and whose user account name is jayj, with logon rights from 8 A. You can do pretty much everything in that you can do in Command Prompt, plus a lot of other useful things. Add user to local administrator group via computer management Step 1: Press Win +X to open Computer Management Step 2: In the console tree, click Groups. Hope I've helped with error 5. Option Two: Use the Start Menu You can also open an administrative Command Prompt using just the Start menu or Start screen in Windows 8. This will display a list of user accounts on the computer.
Do not use spaces when you designate times. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Log out of your current session and log in with the new password. I was having trouble deleting a folder, when I came across this post. Enclose the text in quotation marks.
The syntax is net user administrator enable: yes. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. This will search your computer for the Command Prompt app. Not sure why you want to use net user to enable the built in administrator account because you cannot do much with it. See if the following Tutorial helps: That is the whole point.
I just can't seem to figure out why this is happening. I need to give the administrator 's authorizations to delete a folder, I'm on Windows 7 ultimate x64. In many ways this super Administrator account reminds me of the Unix root account. This will allow you to change the password of any account. From this Local Security Policies, expand the security options under the Local Policies.
If you are troubleshooting something that needs to run as administrator, you can enable it with a simple command. From there you can rename the command prompt to sticky keys. This requires the same version disc for the version of Windows you are trying to access. To create this article, 39 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time. Grant the user administrator permissions. There press advanced, command prompt, and wait. If you don't have access to any administrator accounts on the computer, you can use a Windows installation disc as a workaround.
You cannot use Command Prompt to create a Microsoft Account. I have run the cmd. Many people familiar with prior versions of Windows are curious what happened to the built-in Administrator account that was always created by default. There is an easier way if you want to use command prompt often. When I removed my computer from the domain, because I have Windows 7 professional I had no more problems. You can use the password you just created to log into that user's account.