Thanks for your prompt update and confirmation.
Glad to know the information was helpful. You are welcome. Yes, the built-in Administrator account is disabled after Windows is successfully installed and another
"administrator" was already created. Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and system builders are required to disable the built-in Administrator account before
delivering the computers to customers.
Considering the issue had been resolved, to help other people from our experience, I would like to make a summary here. If you have any further concerns with this issue,
feel free to let me know.
When trying to start the "Windows Sharepoint Services Search" and it directs to a login page and cannot login with administrator credential.
The built-in administrator account is disabled by default.
Change passwords for the Search service (Windows SharePoint Services) from SharePoint Central Administration Web site. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/l.../cc288011.aspx
Here are some related article for your reference:
Enable and Disable the Built-in Administrator Account http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/l...93(WS.10).aspx
What's New in User Account Control http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/l...75(WS.10).aspx
Downloadable documentation for Windows Small Business Server 2008
Windows Small Business Server 2008 Repair Guide http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/l...85(WS.10).aspx
Please do not hesitate to post in SBS newsgroup if you need any assistance in the future.
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