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help! Mike "Will Denny" <> wrote in message news:uB4$... > Hi > > Yes, good point. No worries, found a tutorial on how to allow an automatic log-in for an account, will make sure I do not even see "Administrators" when waking up or booting up. EnforceLocalAdmin.vbs "Admin,fabrikam\Domain Admins" /domain Only the local Admin account and the Domain Admins account from the fabrikam domain will be members of the Administrators group on the current computer. weblink

Account has been deleted or has >> disappeared. This is basically what Shadowjk suggests, if I read it correctly :) 2. Right click on "Group Policy Result" and choose wizard to generate a report for the problematic computer and user account (please place appropriately). (Choose computer and select the proper user in Advertisements Latest Threads Sony PlayStation 4 Pro review Becky posted Nov 7, 2016 at 7:21 PM What Were These Doing In Malvern, Worcestershire?

If I somehow (ask God how, because I don't know) managed to activate that Admin account, then I should be able to remove it somehow. When I attempt to do so I get a "cannot perform this operation on Builtin accounts". Once logged in make sure that there is an Administrator on the machine by either enabling the built-in or creating one Safe Mode - Start Windows 8 in Hope This Helps,

I then select delete >> files >> | > | and then >> | > | > delete account. (I also tried it with keep files with the same >> | But logon on as another user with Administrative privileges and then try to delete the account? All I can do it see it through the manage... After doing some research it looks like Group Policy Preferences would be the ideal way to accomplish this.

Azazelle View Public Profile Find More Posts by Azazelle 27 May 2009 #4 slithernet Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Retail RTM, Ubuntu 9.10 105 posts Sounds like u are For your convenience, I have created a workspace for you. It would take me a entire life to install those again. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-security/cannot-delete-user-account/aedf3ef6-e707-493b-84e0-f85f089dc0c7 Computer Type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Custom Built OS Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard CPU Intel Core i5 2400 @ 3.10GHz Motherboard Foxconn H67MP-S/-V/H67MP (CPU 1)

If the computer is a member of an AD domain, the script ignores domain accounts when removing disallowed accounts. U can disable it by opening cmd window as admin and typing: net user administrator /active:no My System Specs OS Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Retail RTM, Ubuntu 9.10 slithernet View Public You need to keep | > that intact. | > | > -- | > | > Will Denny | > MS-MVP Windows - Shell/User | > Please reply to the This can be quite confusing when user > use Welcome Screen and "Administrator" account is not listed.

to delete an account, it must NOT be logged on at the time, and the account that Is logged on must have admin priviledges... On the General tab, select the Account is disabled check box, and then click OK. Computer Type Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number HP Pavilion dv7t (17.3'', i7-2630QM, HD 6770M 1Gb, 8Gb RAM, 2 [email protected] + 1 [email protected]) OS Windows 8 Pro x64 Quote Page 1 of 3 I tried a system restore to a time-point before this happened with no luck.

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Bottom line, is there a way to force a delete of an administrator account? Please do not remove it. User Accounts and Family Safety Accidentaly changed admin account to standard user accountHi, does anyone know what happens if I mistakenly deleted a user account? check over here Sign up now!

To delete it go to cmd.exe >by the start menu, run. You cannot remove it from Administrators group. A few weeks ago someone in my household created a user account with administrative privileges and changed the other accounts to standard users.

I am using an ASUS brand and when I click on manage user accounts it pops up with a screen "connect smart card".

Generated Tue, 08 Nov 2016 02:58:58 GMT by s_wx1196 (squid/3.5.20) TechNet Products IT Resources Downloads Training Support Products Windows Windows Server System Center Browser   Office Office 365 Exchange Server   What's the error? Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads I am logged in under an admin account as well, but apparently Windows deems "Administrator" to be a built-in type.

Click "Remove" 6. Surprisingly that worked as well. Type "Administrators" in the select groups window, then click OK. this content Other local accounts will be removed from the group.

It isn't on the log in screen. On both machines there is an account with administrative rights. Good luck! 0 Message Author Closing Comment by:kathryntg2010-01-26 Comment Utility Permalink(# a31682114) Your first comment about it being the renamed buiiltin/administrator account was spot-on. From there obviously you can delete your other accounts.

More About Us... Access is denied." If I should reinstall Windows, I will get angry because I would have to install Visual Studio 2012 Ultimate again along with Windows Phone SDK 8.0, SQL Server, Or can it be >>done at all? You can use the EnforceLocalAdmin.vbs script instead and ensure that only allowed accounts are members of the Administrators group.

Or can it be > done at all? I will get back to your thread ASAP. I must be over looking something. Then in the User Account screen, select the user you want to delete 5.

Its gone. I've tried to use it to just change the "Account never expires" or the "Account is Disbaled" attributes and I get the same error. You can disable the built-in admin: Code: net user administrator /active:no My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ...