How to Disable / Delete the Administrator Account From Windows 7 Computers

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Introduction: How to Disable / Delete the Administrator Account From Windows 7 Computers

First, open "All Programs" in the "Start Menu" and then click on "Accessories".
Look for "Command Prompt" and right click it, then select "Run as administrator"
Click on "Yes" if it asks you, Do you want the following program to make changes to your computer?
Once command prompt opens, type: net user administrator /active:no to disable the administrator account
net user administrator [/DELETE] to delete the administrator account

Once you've typed in one of the following, hit enter. If you did the process correctly, it should say "The command has completed successfully".

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62 Comments

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Elton herry
Elton herry

4 years ago

what if the administrator has a password and you don't know it ??

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nbarman999
nbarman999

Reply 1 year ago

same problem here please suggest any solution

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CalebP43
CalebP43

3 years ago

It did work until I turned my computer off then it wont work even if I redo it:(

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FabJ
FabJ

3 years ago

I actually found this method to work (look in the comments of the video because there is a minor adjustment that must be done to the usb for this to work) Hopefully this actually helps you all.

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FabJ
FabJ

4 years ago

Didn't work. As soon as I right-clicked and Run as Administrator, a window pops up asking for the Administrator password.

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oikawahh
oikawahh

Reply 3 years ago

yeh same

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Fidou
Fidou

4 years ago

Thx! it worked.

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manindra4598
manindra4598

4 years ago

i run my cmd prompt as normally because i can't run it as administrator.

I have given the below command.

net user administrator /active:no

System Error 5 has occured.; Access is denied

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DanyaCraner
DanyaCraner

Reply 4 years ago

I typed in both so. net user administrator/active:no net user administrator[/delete]

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ThomasD153
ThomasD153

4 years ago

This rocks, thanks!

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manindra4598
manindra4598

4 years ago

i run my cmd prompt as normally because i can't run it as administrator.

I have given the below command.

net user administrator /active:no

System Error 5 has occured.; Access is denied

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manindra4598
manindra4598

4 years ago

i run my cmd prompt as normally because i can't run it as administrator.

I have given the below command.

net user administrator /active:no

System Error 5 has occured.; Access is denied

0
manindra4598
manindra4598

4 years ago

i run my cmd prompt as normally because i can't run it as administrator.

I have given the below command.

net user administrator /active:no

System Error 5 has occured.; Access is denied

0
manindra4598
manindra4598

4 years ago

i run my cmd prompt as normally because i can't run it as administrator.

I have given the below command.

net user administrator /active:no

System Error 5 has occured.; Access is denied

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manindra4598
manindra4598

4 years ago

My PC is asking for administrator permissions, when i run cmd prompt as administrator

I do not know what has happened to my PC, suddenly it started asking
adminstrators password if i try to install, uninstall or change network
settings.

But i did not set any password.

My PC is not under my control.

When i run anything as administrator, its asking password.

Please help me, I need to do lot of work in that PC.

Thanking you,

Manindra.

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manindra4598
manindra4598

4 years ago

My PC is asking for administrator permissions, when i run cmd prompt as administrator

I do not know what has happened to my PC, suddenly it started asking
adminstrators password if i try to install, uninstall or change network
settings.

But i did not set any password.

My PC is not under my control.

When i run anything as administrator, its asking password.

Please help me, I need to do lot of work in that PC.

Thanking you,

Manindra.

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manindra4598
manindra4598

4 years ago

My PC is asking for administrator permissions, when i run cmd prompt as administrator

I do not know what has happened to my PC, suddenly it started asking
adminstrators password if i try to install, uninstall or change network
settings.

But i did not set any password.

My PC is not under my control.

When i run anything as administrator, its asking password.

Please help me, I need to do lot of work in that PC.

Thanking you,

Manindra.