This tutorial is written for all of you Windows Vista users out there, who are still trying to find the password for their administrator account, so that they can finally take full control of their computer. Read below to find out how you can find your administrator password in Windows Vista in less that 2 minutes.

The first thing you must do in order to activate the “administrator” account and then replace the password on the account, is boot up your Windows Vista PC, just as you normally would.

Next, you must open the Windows Vista start menu and type into the “Search” bar the text below:

lusrmgr.msc

 

Once you have entered the above text into the “Start” menu, you must hit the “Enter”/”Return” key on your keyboard.

 

Now that you have entered the above text and hit the “Enter” key, you must open the following folders in the following order:

  1. C:\
  2. C:\Users
  3. C:\Users\Administrator

Once you have entered the folders above in the corresponding order, you must activate the “administrator” account (assuming that it has not already been activated). To activate the “administrator” account you must make sure that the “Account is disabled” button is not selected.

 

Once you have activated the “administrator” account you should give it a password. To give the account a password you must, once again click the “Start” menu and then type the text below into the “Search” box:

userpasswords2

 

Once you have typed the text above into the “Search” box of the Windows Vista “Start” bar, you must hit the “Enter” key on your keyboard.

 

Now that you have entered the above text and hit the “Enter” key, you will be presented with a window that will allow you to click a button marked “Reset Password”. After you click the “Reset Password” button, you will be allowed to enter your new password for the Windows Vista “administrator” account.

Congratulations, you have now activated your “administrator” account on Windows Vista. Enjoy your newfound Window Vista security knowledge.

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