W7 no admin account


I installed a computer and configured it, then before sending it off, I made the current user 'standard' i.e. I removed its admin rights

Now the PC is half way across the world and I can't get do anything with it because I forgot to enable the admin account

What is the simplest and quickest solution to enable the admin account or to give the default user admin rights ?

Yann ShukorOwnerAsked:
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Luis MouraCommented:
This PC will connect to your network?
If yes maybe by GPO its possible activated, but im not sure.
Yann ShukorOwnerAuthor Commented:
yes the PC is connected to the network
Luis MouraCommented:
OK, so you have any account, that have admin rights?
RDP to the machine and try, enable rights.

GPO our PowerShell, i guess its possible.
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Luis MouraCommented:
By GPO, if you have any group in AD (admin rights), you can create a GPO and wait for replication.
Yann ShukorOwnerAuthor Commented:
no AD, no account with admin rights
Luis MouraCommented:
The computer is not register in you AD?
Have the user boot the PC using the UBCD. It includes an "Offline NT password and Registry" tool. With it you can enable the "Administrator" account, which on Vista and upwards is there but disabled by default (it is used for UAC to work). After that one should be able to logon to the Administrator account and create a new Admin account. After that is done, make sure to disable the Administrator account again:


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