How to Reset or Unlock Admin Account Without Password.

Try below some setting to Reset or Unlock Admin Account Without Password.

Method 1


Press the Windows Key + “R” key at a time to bring up the Windows Run dialog box.
Type: net user administrator /active:yes & then Press “Enter”.
Replace “yes” with “no” to disable the admin account on the welcome screen.

Method 2 – From Admin Tools


Press the Windows Key + “R” key at a time to bring up the Windows Run dialog box.
Type “lusrmgr.msc“, then press “Enter“.
Open “Users“.
Select “Administrator“.
Uncheck or check “Account is disabled” as desired.
Select “OK“.

Method 3 – From Registry


Press the Windows Key + “R” key at a time to bring up the Windows Run dialog box.
Type “regedit“, then press “Enter“.
Navigate to the following:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE-SOFTWARE-Microsoft-Windows NT-CurrentVersion-Winlogon-SpecialAccounts-UserList
On the right side, right-click on “UserList” and select “New” > “DWORD Value“.
Give the value a name of “Administrator“. Press the “Enter” key when you are done.
Close the Registry Editor and restart the computer.
Delete the “Administrator” value to turn it off and prevent it from appearing on the Welcome screen.

Method 4 – Group Policy


Note: This will not work in Home editions of Windows 10.
Press the Windows Key + “R” key at a time to bring up the Windows Run dialog box.
Type “gpedit.msc“, then press “Enter“.
Navigate to the following:
Local Computer Configuration-Windows Settings-Security Settings-Local Policies-Security Options
Accounts: Administrator Account Status
Enable or Disable the setting as desired.




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