Method 1: Local Users and Groups
The first way to activate the Administrator account is set up in the Local Users and Groups. You can do this by right-clicking on Computer and select Manage.
In Computer Management, expand Local Users and Groups, and then click Users. You'll see the Administrator account in the right pane.
Right-click the Administrator account and select Properties. In the General tab, uncheck Account is disabled.
Now, you can log in to your current account and you will see the Administrator account appears in the list of users.
Method 2: Command Prompt
You can also enable and disable the administrator account through Command Prompt. To do that, you have to start screen right-click and select All apps.
Then you will see the underlying Windows Command Prompt System. You right-click on Command Prompt. This will bring the options in a separate window at the bottom of the screen.
You will see an option to Run as Administrator, right click here and then Command Prompt dialog box is displayed. To enable the Administrator account, you enter the following command: net user administrator / active: yes.
To disable the Administrator account in Command Prompt, type the following command: net user administrator / active: no
3: Local Security Policy
The ultimate way to enable or
disable administrator account in Windows
8 is using the
Local Security Policy. This option is only available in the Professional version
of Windows 8.
To open Local
Security Policy in Windows
8, you go to the
Control Panel and then click Administrative Tools.