Is it safe to disable the NT Administrator account?

We've been told we need to disable the NT Administrator account.  We built a secondary NT account with a different name that has the same rights and privileges as the Administrator account.   I'm concerned that there may still be importance services running that may use the NT Administrator account.  Is this safe to disable the account?  I could always just re-enable it if there are any major failures, right?  Is there anything else I should be aware of when doing this?  Thanks
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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
a lot of places do this for security reasons
many services will run as local system or network account but unless you install something as that admin account or specify it manually during a software installation, nothing would be running as it so should be fine to disable it and have a different account with the same rights

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maximjonAuthor Commented:
Sounds good.  Thanks Seth.  We'll give it a try tonight.  If things go wrong, I shouldn't have an issue re-enabling the NT Administrator account?
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