Guide to enable Built-in Administrator and rename account name
Windows 10 Home Edition built-in administrator is disabled by default and GUI Administration Console is not available in Home edition.
Step 1: Enable Built-in Administrator
S1-1. Open Command Prompt in Administrator Mode
S1-2. In Command Prompt, enter the following command to check the account.
Net User Administrator
Account is not enabled (Account active = No)
S1-3. To enable the account, enter the following command
Net User Administrator /ACTIVE:YES
S1-4. Once the account is active, please change password for security reason.
S1-5. Change password from GUI Administration Console.
Control Panel > User Accounts > User Accounts > Manage Accounts
S1-6. Change password from Command Prompt
Net User Administrator <NEW_PASSWORD>
Step 2: Rename Built-in Administrator Name
Built-in Administrator account is well known default windows administrator account which can not be deleted.
Hence, for security reason, it is advisable to rename default administrator name.
The rename can only be done from Command Prompt only for Windows Home edition.
S2-1. Open Command Prompt in Administrator Mode
S2-2. Enter the following command to rename account name:
WMIC UserAccount WHERE NAME=’Administrator‘ RENAME NewADM
S2-3. Enter the following command to check account renamed: