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#1 importnerd


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Posted 21 March 2016 - 12:32 PM



My friend gave me his computer to fix and I am stumped on this one. Windows will boot up just fine but all user accounts including the hidden admin account say that they are disabled to contact the system administrator. I popped a Linux live CD in and changed CMD.exe. to utilman.exe so that I could get command prompt up on windows login screen. I use the net user Owner * and change the password and it says that it completed successfully, I also perform net user Owner active:yes and it says it completed successfully but it still shows active:no in the details when you type net user. It does this for all users Administrator, Owner, and Guest I have even tried safe mode and am unable to login still. I also ran clamav on the Linux live CD on the windows partition and it found no viruses, Any ideals of what could have caused this or how to fix it?

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 21 March 2016 - 04:04 PM

Post the exact error message...that appears onscreen after Windows has loaded and you try using it, please.



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