How to Access an Administrator Account Without a Password

By TS Jordan

An administrator account refers to an account on a computer that possesses the ability to add programs, delete programs and perform other types of system maintenance. These accounts are typically password protected. Accessing an administrator account in the absence of a password is done by accessing the hidden administrator account in your operating system, which is not password protected by default.

Step 1

Restart the computer.

Step 2

Repeatedly tap "F8" as the computer is loading.

Step 3

Highlight "Safe Mode" and press "Enter."

Step 4

Click on "Administrator," which is a hidden administrative account without a password. Simply click "OK" without entering anything to bypass the password screen.

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