How to Create a New Local User Account Windows 10

Creating a local user account is completely different in Windows 10 than previous operating systems. I’ll walk you thru on creating a local user account Windows 10

Go to Start then Settings.


Here select Accounts


From the left pane select Family & other users then on the right under other users select add someone else to this PC.


In the How will this person sign in? window click on “The person I want to add doesn’t have an email address” link.


Under Let’s create your account, click on “Add a user without a Microsoft account” link


Now enter in the user’s name, password, and password hint, and click Next to finish creating a local user account in Windows 10.

Local User Account Windows 10-5


I started this tech blog back in 2011 as a place to write down processes I took to fix my client systems and network. Now I write some tips and tricks to help others with the tech issues that one might encounter.

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