Win10 admin

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This is a two-step process. First, you must set a password for Administrator, and then Enable the account itself.

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Setting password

  • In the Search bar, type lusrmgr.msc Local Users and Groups Manager
  • Double-click Users
  • Right-click Administrator and choose Set Password
  • Click Proceed on the warning popup
  • Enter the password you want in both boxes, and click OK
  • Click OK on the Local Users and Groups popup

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Enabling user

  • In the Local Users and Groups Manager, right click on Administrator in the Users folder
  • Choose Properties
  • Un-check the box Account is disabled
  • Click OK
  • Close lusrmgr

You can now log out and log in as the local administrator.

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References

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