Create local admin account in recovery mode

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Local Administrators Account
Microsoft Windows
SIMPLE RECOVERY model
Windows Vista
Is there any command to create a local admin account in recovery mode like hiren tool (Mini XP)?

Software/Hardware used:
Vista
ASKED: August 22, 2011  12:43 PM
UPDATED: August 23, 2013  6:06 PM

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If you can get into recovery mode and into command line, you can use

net user administrator /active:yes

To enable the default administrator account in Vista. You will be able to log into this account with no password.

When you are finished, to avoid a security risk, enter command line again using “run as administrator” function and use the command:

net user administrator /active:no

Hope this helps!

Paul
Netlock Systems

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  • Sirong19
    I tried that , however in recovery mode, i don't get to see my exisiting account when i use the net use command. When i tried it in normal mode with the net use command , however i can see few other existing accounts.
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