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Vista Admin Info

by sgopiani / December 13, 2008 5:59 AM PST

I have a Vista Home Premium PC at home and i want to know what will happed if i delete the hidden administrator on the PC will it stop working or will it run as normal. Its not taking any space or causing any problems but I want to know what will happen???

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Do try it.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 13, 2008 6:04 AM PST
In reply to: Vista Admin Info

But there is an old story about the XP users that tried to reduce XP to a single account. I hope you remember what happens next.

If you don't remember type XP CORRUPT PROFILE into google.

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by sgopiani / December 13, 2008 9:20 PM PST
In reply to: Do try it.

Thanks very much and oh yes i remember but i was just curious so thank you I wont try to do that the XP thing happened to me and i had to format my HDD so i though something different might happen with the Vista OS but I was wrong thanks for your help Bob.

Sumeet Happy

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So far, the same thing happens.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 14, 2008 12:44 AM PST
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If you don't have a spare admin account and you have corrupt profiles you have to copy files out where you can and start over. For some reason Microsoft doesn't seem to consider this a problem.

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by sgopiani / December 14, 2008 4:26 AM PST

I think they can't be bothered to fix it. All you need is 1 administrator account you don't need which probably takes up a few gig.

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My spare Admin account is under 1 MeagerByte.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 15, 2008 3:02 AM PST
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Given the lessons from the past why not have a spare?

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by sgopiani / December 15, 2008 6:13 AM PST

Well you are right my friend

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