How To Login As Administrator in Windows 10?: Whenever you install the Windows 10 on your system, you will be asked to create a user account to use the OS. When you create a user account for the first time, it is going to be the Administrator account. You can create many other user accounts for your Windows 10 OS for your family or friends to access the system. They will have restricted access for installation and uninstallation of programs on the computer. It is just the administrator who will be able to make any changes to the system and all the user accounts will also be affected by the changes made by the user.
How To Login As Administrator in Windows 10
When you create a user account after the installation of the Windows 10 operating system, it is the main account through which you login. But that is not the actual administrative account. For security reasons, the super administrative account in your system will be disabled in Windows 10 by default. There are a simple but very useful difference between the normal administrative account that you create and the one that is already present in your system. The one that is already in your system from the time of installation of Windows 10 does not get any kind of UAC prompts when running any applications in the administrative mode.
If you wish to enable the build in super administrator, then you need to follow the following steps…
- You need to go to RUN prompt and control userpasswords2
- Now you need to go to the ADVANCED tab.
- Under the Advanced user management, click on the Advanced button.
- Click on the USERS Folder and you will be able to see all the local user accounts created by your system.
- You should now select the Administrator user account and right click on it. Go to the PROPERTIES.
- You should now uncheck the option “ACCOUNT IS DISABLED”and then hit OK
- This will now enable you the super administrator account for you and you will now be able to login into it.3
How To Change Administrator Name Windows 10
You will have to set a password for the administrator account as it is very important to protect the admin account with a password. There will not be any password for the super admin account until you enable it. You should now enter a new password and protect it.
Once you are done, you will now be able to see the administrator user account on the login screen. You just need to login with the password that you created and you are done.
How to Create Administrator Account in Windows 10
There are different methods for enabling the super administrator account apart from the process you saw above. You can enable using the COMMAND PROMPT or GROUP POLICY as well. All the methods are pretty simple and you will be able to do it in just a few minutes. You can even convert the normal user accounts to administrator accounts and administrator accounts can be converted to normal accounts but you need to have at least one administrator account for protecting the system.