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Administrator Account in Windows 10, 11: guide on creating and removing

For the Windows 10, 11 operating system, by default, software and other tasks are usually opened in account security mode if the administrator does not change the level of access to the OS at their discretion. This is in order to protect Windows from virus attacks and malware. Let's review how to enable and disable the administrator account.

Here you will find out:

  • how to create or remove Administrator Account
  • how DiskInternals Partition Recovery can help you

Are you ready? Let's read!


How to activate the administrator account: First, hold down the Windows Key + X hotkeys and go to the "Power Users" menu. Look for the Command Prompt (Admin) option.

Now left-click on this parameter, cmd.exe will open. Type the net user administrator /active: yes task and press Enter. Leave your current account. Finally, the "Administrator" account will be displayed on the monitor screen, click on the icon. You have now managed to change the secondary account to the administrator account.


How to deactivate the administrator account: Press the Win + X key combination and navigate to an option in the Command Prompt (Admin) list box.

Then left-click on that parameter. Next, cmd.exe will open. Next type the following command: net user administrator /active: no. After this action, the administrator account will be disabled.

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