Setup a New User Account in Windows 7

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    Start by going to the Control Panel.
    To go the Control Panel, click on the Start menu in the bottom left corner of the screen and click "Control Panel".
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    Once the Control Panel window is open, find "User Accounts and Family Safety", and under that, click "Add or remove user accounts".
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    In this section, you can enable a Guest account by clicking on "Guest" and then clicking "Turn On".
    If you enable the Guest user, people who do not have an account can use the Guest account to log in to the computer.
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    The Guest account is now turned on.
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    To create an additional account for specific people or a group of people, click on "Create a new account".
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    Now, you can name the account and choose whether you would like to create a "Standard User" or an "Administrator".
    The difference between these two is that the standard users can not affect other users or the security of the computer, but an administrator can. For the sake of the tutorial, I'm going to create a "Standard User" and name it "VisiHow". Click "Create Account" when you are ready.
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    The account has been created.
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to set up a new user account on a Windows 7 computer.
    If you have any comments or questions, please leave them in the comment section below. Thank you for watching VisiHow.
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Recent edits by: Eng, Crystal, Lukward Thomason

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