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156. How to create a local Windows user

  1. You need to be local administrator on the computer for this to work. If you are not then contact helpdesk@bmc.uu.se for help.


    Please note local accounts with local files will not be backed up!

  2. Start computer management:

  3. Go to System Tools and Local Users and Groups and create a New User...

  4. Enter the details. Use a password with more than 10 characters.

  5. Now the user is created.

  6. Opening Properties for the user and add the user to the local group Administrators:

  7. Find the administrators group by typing administrators, press Check Names and then confirm with OK.

  8. It should look like this - the user is member of the local administrators group:

  9. Logout and login with .\labuser (Not the .\ in the beginning so it is a local login and not a Windows-domain user) and the new password.



 

This entry local.windows.user was last modified 2015-05-26

   

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