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Add a User Account In Windows Vista

# Since several aspects of the Vista GUI have changed I thought I would throw together a quick ‘how to’ for adding a user account in Windows Vista.

Open Control Panel and select Add or remove user accounts.

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This will bring up a list of current user accounts on your system. At the bottom of this screen click on ‘Create a new account’

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In the Create New Account screen type in the name of user. More often than not your going to want to make them a Standard user. When you’re finished click the Create Account button.

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That’s all there is to it! You now have your new User Account set up.

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You can then click on the new account for additional administration tasks.

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Mysicgeek’s Tech Lingo: GUI – Graphical User Interface. The icons, buttons, and links used to navigate through your Operating System.

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  • Published 07/12/07

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