Administrator account and Localized Versions of Windows

In some languages, the name of the Administrator account is localized. Attempting to reference the "Administrator" account may therefore fail. The following KB article outlines how to programatically refer to the various accounts, irrespective of the system's language: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/157234  

List of Languages That Localize the "Administrator" Account Name

The following 8 languages have a localized name for the Administrator account.
 

Language

Translation

Finnish

Järjestelmänvalvoja

French

Administrateur

Hungarian

Rendszergazda

Portuguese (Brazil)

Administrador

Portuguese (Portugal)

Administrador

Russian

Администратор

Spanish

Administrador

Swedish

Administratör

 

List of Localized Display Name For the Administrator Account

All other languages (99) have not localized the account name but may still provide a localized display name.
 

Language

Translation

Afrikaans

Administrateur

Albanian

Administratori

Amharic

አስተዳዳሪ

Arabic

Administrator

Armenian

Վարիչ

Assamese

ব্যৱস্থাপক

Azerbaijani (Latin)

İnzibatçı

Basque

Administratzailea

Belarusian

Адміністратар

Bengali (Bangladesh)

প্রশাসক

Bengali (India)

প্রশাসক

Bosnian (Latin)

Administrator

Bulgarian

Administrator

Catalan

Administrator

Central Kurdish

سەرپەرشت

Cherokee

ᎤᎦᏎᏍᏗᏕᎩ

Chinese - Simplified

管理

Chinese - Traditional

系統管理員

Croatian

Administrator

Czech

Administrator

Danish

Administrator

Dari (Afghanistan)

سرپرست

Dutch

Administrator

English (United Kingdom)

Administrator

Estonian

Administraator

Filipino

Tagapangasiwa

Galician

Administrador

Georgian

ადმინისტრატორი

German

Administrator

Greek

Administrator

Gujarati

વ્યવસ્થાપક

Hausa

Jami'i

Hebrew

Administrator

Hindi

प्रशासक

Icelandic

Stjórnandi

Igbo

Onye nchịkwa

Indonesian

Administrator

Inuktitut

Qarasaujaliriji

Irish

Riarthóir

isiXhosa

Umlawuli

isiZulu

Umphathi

Italian

Administrator

Japanese

Administrator

K’iche’

Kemchajinel

Kannada

ನಿರ್ವಾಹಕ

Kazakh

Әкімші

Khmer

អ្នកគ្រប់គ្រង

Kinyarwanda

Umuyobozi

Kiswahili

Msimamizi

Konkani

प्रशासक

Korean

Administrator

Kyrgyz

Администратор

Latvian

Administrator

Lithuanian

Administratorius

Luxembourgish

Administrateur

Macedonia (FYROM)

Администратор

Malay (Malaysia)

Pentadbir

Malayalam

അഡ്‌മിനിസ്‌ട്രേറ്റർ

Maltese

Amministratur

Maori

Kaiwhakahaere

Marathi

प्रशासक

Mongolian (Cyrillic, Mongolia)

Администратор

Nepali

प्रशासक

Norwegian (Bokmål)

Administrator

Norwegian (Nynorsk)

Administrator

Oriya

ବ୍ୟବସ୍ଥାପକ

Persian

سرپرست سیستم

Polish

Administrator

Punjabi

ਪ੍ਰਬੰਧਕ

Punjabi (Arabic)

منتظم

Quechua

Kamachiq

Romanian

Administrator

Scottish Gaelic

Rianaire

Serbian (Cyrillic)

Администратор

Serbian (Cyrillic) - Bosnia and Herzegovina

Администратор

Serbian (Latin)

Administrator

Sesotho sa Leboa

Molaodi

Setswana

Molaolakhomphiutha

Sindhi (Arabic)

منتظم

Sinhala

පරිපාලක

Slovak

Administrator

Slovenian

Skrbnik

Tajik (Cyrilic)

Маъмур

Tamil

நிர்வாகி

Tatar

Администратор

Telugu

నిర్వాహకులు

Thai

ผู้ดูแลระบบ

Tigrigna

ኣማሓዳሪ

Turkish

Administrator

Turkmen (Turkmenistan)

Iş dolandyryjy

Ukrainian

Адміністратор

Urdu

منتظم

Uyghur

باشقۇرغۇچى

Uzbek (Latin)

Ma’mur

Valencian

Administrador

Vietnamese

Người quản trị

Welsh

Gweinyddwr

Wolof

Yorkat

Yoruba

Alábòójútó


Credit: list supplied by Olivier G from the Windows International team