No administrator user account.

I put up 2 new accounts of the user in addition to the administrator account when I logged into the admin account to check that everything was working the main administrator account has gone I have tried everything and I am unable to get it back.

It comes to the way Windows works. (This is a feature, not a problem).

Windows allows you to automatically hide the built-in Administrator account when any additional user is created.  The administrator account is still there and you can still sign in it, but to connect on it, you will need to use the classic logon screen.

When the login screen appears with two other users, simply type Ctrl-Alt-Delete twice.  This will bring up the classic login window.  Just type in 'administrator' in the user name box and the password associated (if any) in the password box and you should be able to connect.

FWIW: It is recommended to create a new [third] user with administrator privileges for the time that you need an administrator account and let the built-in account hidden for disaster recovery purposes.


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