System error 5 has occurred access is denied

System Error 5 Has Occurred Access Denied
Are you getting a system error 5 has occurred access is denied when you are trying to activate the hidden admin account or use any admin commands? Here are some solutions.

Why Does This Error Occur?

The system error 5 has occurred access is denied error basically means that you don’t have the rights to perform that command, which means you need admin rights. You either have an admin account or you don’t, but you also need to make sure that you start cmd.exe with admin rights:

Start CMD.Exe With Admin Rights

Ok, here’s kicker. You need to start cmd.exe with admin rights. Yep, how can you start cmd.exe with admin rights if you don’t have admin rights?

1. Step Click on Start
2. Step Enter cmd.exe into search field
3. Step Right-click on cmd.exe and click on Run as adminisstrator

System error 5 fix

There is a hidden admin account in Windows 7 that you can activate. However in order to activate this hidden admin account you need a regular admin account (this is usually your regular account). However, if multiple users use your PC, your own account might not have admin privileges. In this case, you need to ask the owner of the computer. If you are the owner of the computer you can follow this tutorial to activate the hidden admin account

Activate hidden admin account

If you forgot your admin password, please have some patience we are publishing a tutorial how to recover the admin password shortly.

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