Disabled W7 Admnistrator account login

are there any secret handshakes to allow login to W7's  disabled Administrator account? the user login (admin rights) was changed by a user and no one can remember the password. I did set a password for the Administrator account but of course it is currently disabled. any suggestions.
SIM-PSAsked:
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Thomas GrassiSystems AdministratorCommented:
Run this

Open CMD windows using run as administrator

net user administrator /active:yes


If you do not remember the administrator password see this

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Create-a-password-reset-disk

or this

http://www.password-reset.com/file_download.php
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SIM-PSAuthor Commented:
Doesn't help if you can't login and the client can't find the password reset disk
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Thomas GrassiSystems AdministratorCommented:
If the account is disabled then just run

net user administrator /active:yes


what happens when you run this? Post screen image
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SIM-PSAuthor Commented:
the problem is that we can't login period!
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Thomas GrassiSystems AdministratorCommented:
Is this computer on a domain or is it stand alone?
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SIM-PSAuthor Commented:
standalone, in the past administrator login was the backdoor when users stuffed up...
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Thomas GrassiSystems AdministratorCommented:
Ok

Then you need to use the link above to download the password reset program

This program creates a boot CD

You boot from the cd and it will scan your computer against the sid and found all the user accounts on your computer.

Select the account you wish to change and that's it.

It makes the password for any account you choose BLANK allowing you to logon to the computer without a password.

Used this many times works great
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SIM-PSAuthor Commented:
thanks for  the help, but what's the point of administrator account disabled if you can't use it as a backdoor. Seems rather silly when you consider that in other to get back in you have to turn to hacking.
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