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How to Create New Administrator on Windows 10 without Login

Forgot Microsoft account or local account password and cannot login Windows 10? Actually besides resetting forgotten password for Windows 10 login user, creating a new administrator also works. Then you could sign in Windows 10 with new administrator instead of password-forgotten user account.

So how can you create administrator without logging into Windows 10 computer? Get one of following disc and you could do that.

  1. 1. Windows 10 Installation disc
  2. 2. iSunshare disc

Way 1: Create new administrator on Windows 10 with installation disc

Preparation: Windows 10 install CD (installation disc)

Steps to create new administrator with command line after Windows 10 boots from installation disc

Plug Windows 10 install CD into locked computer and start computer from CD. Then follow steps below to create new administrator with command to login Windows 10 computer.

Step 1: Run Command Prompt on locked Windows 10.

1. Press Shift + F10 to open Command Prompt on Windows 10 installation screen.

2. Type following command and exit installation disc to reboot locked Windows 10.

move d:\windows\system32\utilman.exe d:\
copy d:\windows\system32\cmd.exe d:\windows\system32\utilman.exe

(d:\ is the system disk)

change command prompt location

After you remove installation disc, please type command "wpeutil reboot" to reboot Windows 10 computer from hard drive.

3. Command Prompt runs instead of Utility Manager on locked Windows 10 login screen.

On locked Windows 10 login screen, click the icon of "Utility Manager" at the right-bottom side and Command Prompt would run instead of it.

run cmd on locked login screen

Step 2: Create new administrator in Windows 10 with command line.

For example, if you want to create administrator "Clara" and password "abc" for Windows 10 login, just need to type following command line and press Enter.

net user Clara abc /add
net localgroup administrators Clara /add

create new administrator with command

Step 3: Restore Utility Manager in Windows 10.

In order to restore Utility Manager on Windows 10 login screen, you would have to restart windows 10 from installation disc again. Press Shift + F10 to open Command Prompt. Then enter command line "copy d:\utilman.exe d:\windows\system32\utilman.exe" to make utilman.exe restored.

restore utility manager to login screen

Tips: If you cannot restore Utility Manager, it doesn’t matter at this moment. But it is recommended to do, since we don’t know what it will lead to.

Now if you restart windows 10 computer, you can select new administrator to login.

login windows 10 with new administrator

Undoubtedly, installation disc would help you to create new administrator without windows 10 login if every step is well done. But whether you think of if there is an easier way that can also do that, such as iSunshare disc?

Way 2: Create new Windows 10 administrator with iSunshare disc

Just burn iSunshare program, Windows Password Genius Advanced into a bootable USB flash drive (or CD/DVD-ROM), then you would get iSunshare disc, which could create new administrator and reset forgotten password for windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP/2000 etc.

Steps to create new administrator on Windows 10 with iSunshare disc

Step 1: Boot locked Windows 10 from iSunshare disc.

According to which device you ever used to burn iSunshare program, now you have to boot locked Windows 10 computer from which device (USB or CD/DVD).

Besides the general method to set Windows 10 boot from iSunshare disc, there is a problem we need to pay attention to. If your computer is pre-installed with Windows 10, you would have to do something before changing boot order in BIOS Settings. First, boot Windows 10 computer and enter BIOS Settings. Second, disable Secure Boot. Third, change BIOS Boot mode to UEFI and Legacy.

Step 2: Create new administrator with one click on locked Windows 10 computer.

When Windows 10 successfully boots from iSunshare disc and Windows Password Genius Advanced runs on computer, just click Add User button and type administrator name and password in pop-up dialog. Click OK to make it done.

create new windows 10 administrator with isunshare disc

New administrator would be added to user list, which shows you Windows 10 all user accounts that can be used to login computer. So tab "Reboot" button now on iSunshare program and exit iSunshare disc to restart Windows 10 normally.

successfully create new administrator on locked windows 10

You would be able to sign in Windows 10 computer with new administrator.

sign in windows 10 with new administrator

Once you access Windows 10 with administrator, you would have admin rights to change Windows 10 password with Command Prompt, Computer Management or Control Panel.

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