Value specifies the OfflineAdministratorPassword. If the computer is connected to a domain, this value must meet domain password complexity requirements.

To configure a blank administrator password, write an empty string in Windows System Image Manager (Windows SIM) by right-clicking on the Value setting, and choose Write Empty String. The built-in administrator account will be enabled with a blank password.

Creating a blank administrator password is a security risk.



Specifies the OfflineAdministratorPassword. Password is a string.

This string type supports empty elements.

Valid Configuration Passes


Parent Hierarchy

Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup | OfflineUserAccounts | OfflineAdministratorPassword | Value

Applies To

Windows 10 for desktop editions (Home, Pro, Enterprise, and Education)

Windows Server 2016

For the list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.