Sharing a computer with multiple people is something no one wants, however create computer account For new users to decentralize access to applications on Windows is extremely necessary and you must know it. Therefore, in this article, Taimienphi will guide you how to create new users on all popular Windows operating systems today, from Windows XP to the latest operating system at the present time which is Windows. 10. Interested readers, please follow along.
How to create a Windows 10, 8, 7, and XP computer account
1. Create a computer account on Windows 10
Step 1: Run the Run dialog box by pressing the key combination Windows + R and enter control panel command and press OK, got it or Enter.
Step 2: Control Panel window appears, click on the item User Accounts
Step 3: The next window, you click on Change account type as shown below
Step 4: The Manage Accounts dialog box appears, click the item Add a new user in PC settings
Step 5: The system will automatically take you to the function Family & other user on Windows 10. Here you scroll down and find the item Other people. This is the section that allows you to create another Windows 10 account to log in to the computer. Click on the item Add someone else to this PC to add Windows 10 user accounts.
Step 6: Then select the item I donn’t have this person’s sign-in information.
Step 7: Click on the next item Add a user without a Microsoft account
Step 8: Enter the name of the account and password you want to create and then press next.
Immediately, the Windows 10 computer account information you just created will be displayed as shown below. This is a Local account so this account does not need to be signed in to use Microsoft account.
2. Create a computer account on Windows 8.1 and 8
Step 1: To create a computer account on Windows 8.1 and 8, you first need to access the menu Start by pressing the key Windows on the keyboard, or click the lower left corner of the screen icon. Once there, just type manage account and Windows will search automatically. When it appears, click on the item Add, delete, and manage other. Doing so will open the application Settings.
Step 2: Click the button Add an account as shown below.
Step 3: You will be prompted to select how the new user account is logged into the computer. Windows 8 and 8.1 provide you with the ability to connect to a Microsoft account which means that users will log in with their email addresses. For the purposes of this article, we will create a non-Microsoft account by selecting the option at the bottom of the screen that is Sign in without a Microsoft account. However you can create a Microsoft account if you want.
Step 4: If you choose to create a Local account, you will be prompted to confirm your choice on the following screen – click Local account.
Step 5: Enter the username, password and optional password hint on the next screen and press next. Then press finish on the final screen to complete the process of creating a computer account for Windows 8.1 and 8. You will be returned to the PC Settings screen along with the list of user accounts for that computer.
If you click the new user and then the button appears Edit, you will notice that the new user has been created as Standard by default. You can change this setting by selecting Administrator from the dropdown menu. You can change the current user’s account type at any time by navigating back to this screen and making the appropriate changes.
Note: You can see the third option on the drop down menu is Child. These accounts are essentially the same as Standard accounts but allow you to apply parental controls such as the ability to set the time and when users are allowed to log in with Internet usage restrictions.
3. Create a computer account on Windows 7
Step 1: Launch dialog Run by pressing the key combination Windows + R and type control panel then press OK, got it or Enter.
Step 2: Control Panel window appears, click on the item Add or remove user accounts
Step 3: Continue to choose Create a new account at the window Manage Accounts
Step 4: Enter the account name and choose the right for the new account by selecting Standard user or Administrator. After making your selection, press Create Account
– Standard user: User accounts can use software and change system settings, but not to other users or to the security of the computer.
– Administrator: A super account with access to a computer and the right to change any action. Can be changed and set to other users.
After pressing Create Account, The user management panel will now appear with a new user that you have just created.
You can click on this new account to customize and set up that account such as changing the avatar, changing the password …
4. Create a computer account on Windows XP
Step 1: From the user interface, press the key Windows on the keyboard or click Start lower left corner of the screen. Here you will see a small picture with a name next to it, you click on this small picture to go to the next step.
Step 2: The User Accounts dialog box appears. At the top of this dialog, you will see two buttons labeled Back and Home. Click the button labeled Home to continue.
Step 3: A list of options and current users appears, from the Pick a task menu, click the option Create a new account.
Step 4: Enter a name for the new Windows XP computer account, you can enter your selected username which could be anything you want although it is common to use your own name.
Once you have decided on a name click on the button Next.
Step 5: You can choose the type of user you want to create a limited or administrator in.
Limited users cannot create or change user accounts and may need an administrator user to install programs or access certain files. This type of account is often beneficial when setting up for kids.
If you choose an Administrator user, that user will have access to everything including the ability to install programs, add, delete or change users.
After selecting the type of user you click Creat Account. You will be taken back to the User Accounts screen we saw before. You can see the newly added users alongside other existing accounts.
So, above is the whole way to create a Windows 10, 8, 7, and XP computer account that Taimienphi wants to share with readers that many users are still confused with this small trick. After creating an account, if you want to change the computer password, this is very simple, for each operating system, the computer password change is similar.
In addition, the use of Windows by the hour is also quite important, from setting up users you can adjust the time to turn off the computer screen quite simply. If you do not know this trick, readers can follow the article on how to adjust the time to turn off the screen of Windows XP / 7/8 / 8.1 / 10 that we shared earlier. Good luck.