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#1 somdcomputerguy

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Posted 28 December 2010 - 11:32 AM

I enabled the default hidden administrator account, using the tutorial here http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/enable-disable-windows-administrator-account/, created a password for it, then hid/disabled that account using that tutorial again. Now, when I attempt something that prompts me for the admin password, I am unable to fully enter it. I believe this is because that password has a space in it, so when I input the space character, the dialog is closed as the 'no' button has focus and accepts the space.. How do I get thru this?

EDIT:
I might get around this my self. I changed the password to one with no space chars. Seems Windows 7 has safe mode too.. :whistle:

ANOTHER EDIT:
Ok, Final Answer. If an administrator account is disabled, the input field to enter an admin password is disabled also. At least on this computer it is.. :whistle:

Edited by somdcomputerguy, 28 December 2010 - 08:58 PM.

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