Windows 8.1 - Managing user accounts

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Windows 8.1 - Managing user accounts



In this article you will learn how to create, delete or modify user accounts under Windows 8.1.


To create a new account:
  • Open the Control Panel.
  • Go to "User Accounts and Family Safety> User Accounts".
  • Click on "Manage another account".
  • Finally click on "Add User account" and configure your settings.


To modify a user account:
  • Open the Control Panel.
  • Go to "User Accounts and Family Safety> User Accounts".
  • Click on "Manage another account
  • Select the account of your choice.
  • Click on "Change the account type".


To delete a user account:
  • Open the Control Panel.
  • Go to "User Accounts and Family Safety> User Accounts".
  • Click on "Manage another account
  • Select the account of your choice.
  • Click on "Delete the account".
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