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    Windows 7 user accounts question

    I was messing around with users accounts and somehow made a change and now I have no control over anything. When I go to "user accounts" I'm logged in as mike (made this up) and it says "guest account" password protected. Things like change your account type and manage another account are both locked down. When I try to access them I get a box asking "do you want to allow the following program to make changes to this computer" but yes is grayed out. How the hell do I get back into an account that has admin rights?



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    Re: Windows 7 user accounts question

    There should be an administrator account on the machine. You can verify what accounts are on there a couple ways. One way is to go to your C: drive, then Users. Here's an article that talks about how to enable the administrator account on Windows 7 if it is disabled.

    Enable the (Hidden) Administrator Account on Windows 7 or Vista - How-To Geek



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    Re: Windows 7 user accounts question

    If you are savvy and absolutely cant get in, I recommend this.

    Offline NT Password & Registry Editor



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    Re: Windows 7 user accounts question

    Give the guy a toy and he busts it. You probably tinkered with your cellphone and XBox innards also.


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    Re: Windows 7 user accounts question

    I somehow figured it out. Had to go into safe mode and then was able to restore.



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    Re: Windows 7 user accounts question

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    Give the guy a toy and he busts it. You probably tinkered with your cellphone and XBox innards also.
    Just so long as he doesn't flip on the switch labeled skynet. Although, I heard that was only included on the wii.


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