The Administrator account is disabled by default in Windows 10. If you want to enable Administrator account for your Windows 10 PC here’s what you need to do. There are two ways you can enable Administrator account in Windows 10. Follow any one of the method described below and the account will be active. You will then be able to login to the Administrator account.
Enable Administrator Account via The Command Prompt
- Press the Windows Key + X and select Command Prompt (Admin) to open an elevated Command Prompt window with Administrator rights.
- Now, type the following command:
net user administrator /active:yes
- Press Enter.
The Administrator account is now enabled.
Disable Administrator Account via The Command Prompt
You can disable the account using the following command:
net user administrator /active:no
Enable Administrator Account Using Local Users and Groups Manager (
- Press the Windows Key + R to open the Windows Run dialog box.
lusrmgr.mscand press Enter to open the Local Users and Groups manager.
- On the left pane, select Users.
- Now, on the right pane, double-click on Administrator to open its Properties window.
- Uncheck the Account is disabled check box.
- Click on OK and the Administrator account will be enabled.
Disable Administrator Account Using Local Users and Groups Manager (
Follow the same steps as you did to enable the account. In the Administrator account’s Properties window, check the Account is disabled option and click on OK.