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What is the default admin user account login id and password in Windows 8?

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  • Hi all,

    The current admin acccount in Windows 8 system are changed to Standard and no other Admin account is available in the system.

    What is the default admin user account login id and password in Windows 8?

    Or 

    Is there way to change the User role for the account?


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    Thursday, August 15, 2013 6:58 AM

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  • After googling got answer and it worked out.

    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_8-security/cannot-change-account-to-administrator/0e3c88c3-27a3-4542-8223-536a8eb696d9


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    Thursday, August 15, 2013 12:13 PM
  • Hi,

    Glad to see your problem resolved, If you need further assistance on this particular issue or any other Windows related issue, let us know and we will be glad to assist you.

    Friday, August 16, 2013 7:49 AM
  • I am able to login as a Normal user, can not login as administrator.Hence can not install any software or change my user settings or create a new user.

    What is the default admin password. How can i reset it form my user account


    C:\Users\Amit>net user Administrator
    User name                    Administrator
    Full Name
    Comment                      Built-in account for administering the computer/domain
    User's comment
    Country/region code          000 (System Default)
    Account active               No
    Account expires              Never

    Password last set            7/26/2012 12:57:03 PM
    Password expires             Never
    Password changeable          7/26/2012 12:57:03 PM
    Password required            Yes
    User may change password     Yes

    Workstations allowed         All
    Logon script
    User profile
    Home directory
    Last logon                   9/16/2013 1:16:30 PM

    Logon hours allowed          All

    Local Group Memberships      *Administrators
    Global Group memberships     *None
    The command completed successfully.


    Tuesday, July 29, 2014 4:45 PM