Here’s another command which is quite useful when managing a remote workstation and they’ve forgot their password – obviously for when they’re not part of a domain.

Enable Windows Local Administrator Account

net user administrator /active:yes

Set a Password for the Windows Local Administrator Account

net user administrator "yourpasswordgoeshere"

Disable Windows Local Administrator Account

net user administrator /active:no

Batch File

Save the following text to a notepad document and save as a .bat file

@echo off
net user administrator /active:yes
net user administrator "yourpasswordgoeshere"