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have win8 2 accounts both admin can't remove password on one of them

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when I log into one of them which is admin I go to manage accounts from cpanel ,I don't have remove password option!
I can change account type or remove account but no password removal.
I forgot my password on the second account and cannot move to picture gesture option which I do remember.
Please help
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Most Valuable Expert 2015

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If it is an m$ account, not a local account, then you have to change the password via the m$ website. You can't do it locally on the PC.

https://login.live.com/login.srf?wa=wsignin1.0&rpsnv=12&ct=1425831689&rver=6.4.6456.0&wp=MBI_SSL_SHARED&wreply=https:%2F%2Fmail.live.com%2Fdefault.aspx%3Frru%3Dinbox&lc=1033&id=64855&mkt=en-us&cbcxt=mai
It's all local ,I never trust any big corp. with my privacy!
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)
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Expert of the Year 2018

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Is the account you cannot change the account you first made when you initially started up Windows 8 the first time?
I think it is the first ,although I don't really remember.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)
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The first account is the main administrator account in Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 because the administrator account is disabled. So you generally cannot change it.
So you are actually saying I cannot change the password!
Can I login using pattern (picture) ?this I do remember.I just can't seem to switch to it.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)
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You cannot delete the first account but in PC Settings, Users, you should be able to change the password. That should work unless the system is damaged.
Most Valuable Expert 2015

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Boot the PC using the UBCD, it includes an "NT Offline password and Registry Editor". With it you can enable the Administrator account, then boot into that to change the other Admin's password (Remember to disable the Administrator account again after that), or you should also be able to reset the local accounts to an empty password.

http://ultimatebootcd.com
Thank you , I have already tried the NT Offline pwd.. I tried to blank the password but the it gave a message about not being able to mount the drive or something. I however haven't tried to activate admin account so I will try that.
Most Valuable Expert 2015

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If it can't mount the disk that is probably because of the disk controller not being supported. Check the BIOS for any different settings for the SATA controller, like IDE, Compatibility etc., which you can temporarily use when you boot the CD. If there is no such setting, move the disk to another PCand try booting with the UBCD there to change the password. Don't boot the HD from that other PC though.
The only setting there is either UEFI or Legacy ,I had to turn it to Legacy to be able to boot from USB.
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Then temporarily connect the disk to another PC.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)
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Expert of the Year 2018
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If the computer will start, try running DISM.

Open cmd.exe with Run as Administrator.
DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /Scanhealth (takes 15 - 20 minutes).
DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /Restorehealth (takes 15 - 20 minutes).
Restart the computer and test.

I am not sure if your login will allow Run as Administrator.
Sorry to have bothered you with this apparently unsolvable question!
Thanks for your time all.