Disable Administrator Account in Windows® 7
What problems occur while disabling administrator account in Windows 7?
Windows 7 is an advanced Operating System released by Microsoft Windows. It is developed by Microsoft Corporation for personal computers, including home and business desktops, laptops, netbooks, tablet PCs and media center computers. The Windows 7 is introduced with large number of new and advanced features that provides better computing and multitasking possibilities. You may at times face a script error in your Windows 7 based computer. The user account in Windows 7 helps you to create access filters. You can also create different user accounts; as this would help you to customize your computer as per the choice of each user. The administrator account has full privileges over the computer.
Following are the problems that occur while disabling administrator account in Windows 7:
- Local Security Policy
- Elevated Command Prompt
You may face some problems while disabling administrator account in Windows 7 based computer. The issues are mainly caused due to malware infection in the computer. This prevents you to change the settings or to open up the program to disable administrator account. You can fix the issues by running a full system scan using strong Antivirus software.
Local Security Policy
You can disable administrator account in Windows 7 computer through Local Security Policy. You have to open 'Local Security Policy' by typing 'secpol.msc' in 'search' box. Then click on 'Security Options' in the left pane, and click on 'Accounts'. Click on 'Properties' under Administrator account option, and select 'Disabled' option to disable the administrator account in Windows 7 based system.
You can also make use of Elevated Command Prompt to disable administrator account in Windows 7 computer. You can open Elevated Command Prompt by clicking on 'All Programs'- 'Accessories', then right click on 'Command Prompt' and click on 'Run as administrator'. Once you open 'Elevated Command Prompt', type in 'net user administrator /active:no' and press Enter. This would disable administrator account in Windows 7 and close the Command Prompt window.
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