user account allows you to sign in to your computer and a computer already has one user account which was created when you set up your computer . If you plan to share a computer a separate account for each user can be created.

Types of user accounts

Administrator – makes changes to the system and manages other peoples accounts

Standard – A standard user can do anything except making system changes.

In our example will be creating a standard account.

  1. Right-click the Windows Start menu button.


Start button

2. Select Control Panel.

3. Select User Accounts.

4. Select Manage another account.

5. Select Add a new user in PC settings.

6. Click on Add someone else to this PC

7. Click on I don’t have this person’s sign-in information

8. Click on Add a user without a Microsoft account.

9.Enter User name and password and click Next

10. A standard account for User2 has been created.

11. To logon to the newly created account User2, click on Start and select the User account icon.

12. Select User2