Activate Built-in Administrator Account on Windows 10

This article explores the simple steps to activate the built-in Administrator account on Windows 10, providing users with enhanced access and control over their system.

import subprocess

def activate_admin_account():
command = "net user administrator /active:yes"
try:, check=True, shell=True)
print("Administrator account has been activated successfully.")
except subprocess.CalledProcessError as error:
print(f"Error: {error.output.decode('utf-8').strip()}")

The `activate_admin_account` function uses the `subprocess` module to run the command to activate the administrator account in Windows 10. The `check` parameter is set to `True` to raise an error if the command fails to run, and the `shell` parameter is set to `True` to run the command in the Windows command prompt.

Upon successful activation of the administrator account, the function prints a success message. In case of an error, the function prints the error message returned by the command output. Note that this code is a simplified version and may require additional error handling and security measures to be safely used in production environments.

Press the Windows key + X and select “Computer Management” from the menu to open the Computer Management console.

Configuring the Built-in Administrator Password on Windows 10

Step Description
Step 1 Press the Windows key + X on your keyboard to open the Power User menu.
Step 2 Select “Computer Management” from the menu.
Step 3 Click “Local Users and Groups” in the left pane.
Step 4 Click “Users” in the left pane.
Step 5 Right-click on the “Administrator” account in the middle pane.
Step 6 Click “Set Password”.
Step 7 Click “Proceed” on the pop-up window.
Step 8 Enter your desired password in the “New password” and “Confirm password” fields.
Step 9 Click “OK” to save the changes.
Activating the administrator account in Windows 10 can give you full control over your system.
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