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sesipod:windows:resetwin8-8.1 [2018/01/20 04:45] (current)
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 +Boot windows 8 or windows 8.1 DVD
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 +  * Type cd:  and hit Enter
 +  * Type cd windows ​ hit Enter
 +  * Type cd system32 hit Enter
 +  * Type ren utilman.exe utilman_bak.exe
 +  * Type copy cmd.exe utilman.exe
 +  * Type exit
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 +Restart Windows and let it boot normally.
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 +Once at the login Window Click on Ease of Access.
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 +  net user
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 +look for Administrator account. Lets enable it with the next command.
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 +  net user administrator /active:yes
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 +now lets reset the admin password using the following.
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 +  control userpasswords2
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 +Now use the following window to reset the Administrator password.
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 +Reboot the computer and you should now see the Administrator account.