Add Local User Account in Windows 8

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Alexander Avdeev, Eng

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Steps

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    First thing that we need to do is access the charms menu
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    We can access it by moving the mouse cursor to the upper-right corner of the screen.
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    From the charms menu, we click "Settings"
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    Now, we have to click "Change PC settings"
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    In the "PC settings" section, we need to click "Accounts"
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    Now, we need to click "Other accounts"
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    Once this is done, we can click "Add an account"
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    If we want to make a local account, we need to click "Sign in without a Microsoft account (not recommended)"
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    Now, we click "Local account"
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    We can choose the name now
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    For example, let's name it "VisiHow".
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    We set a password to the user name
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    Let's type "VisiHow" as well.
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    We need to repeat the password
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    We enter the password hint
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    Let's type "best website for tutorials".
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    Then, we click "Next"
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    Once we've followed the steps above, we click "Finish"
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    Now, a new user has been created.
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This concludes our tutorial on how to add a local user account in Windows 8. Thank you for watching VisiHow! If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the comment section below.

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