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What's the default Administrator password for windows?

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This is what happened...I went to start, run and typed in "control userpasswords2" and unchecked the box that says something like "Users must enter password...". But now when I try to run msconfig or even defrag my hard drives, it says I must have administrative privilages. So I log off and try to log on as Administrator, but I don't know the password. I've never put in an a user password for windows. Let alone an administrator password.

What do I do?

EDIT - Leaving it blank doesn't work.
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post #2 of 5
Try user, or admin or administrator and other things like that, is is bound to work eventually. sorry i cant help more.

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post #3 of 5
there is a few work arounds...

Have you booted up into safe mode and tried to get into the admin account?

if all esle fails.. check this out...

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&l...password+reset
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if you download this boot CD it has a tool which can reset and change admin passwords if you cannot get access
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You'll have to go with Todd or Teds suggestion - the Administrator password is set on OS install - if you leave it blank it means there is no password for the Admin account.
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