Managing Local User Accounts and Groups

Local user accounts and groups are managed much like domain accounts. You can create accounts, manage their properties, reset accounts when they are locked or disabled, and so on. These and other tasks are examined in this section.

Creating Local User Accounts Using Local Users and Groups

In addition to being able to create local user accounts with Control Panel, you can create local user accounts with Local Users And Groups. You can access this utility and create an account by completing the following steps:

  1. Click Start, All Programs, Administrative Tools, Computer Management. Alternatively, access Control Panel, click System And Maintenance, click Administrative Tools, and finally double-click Computer Management. ...

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