SEARCH

How-To Geek

Guest Account

A guest account is an account on a computer system that has the lowest level of access privileges. While administrator accounts can make sweeping changes to the system and have complete access, and standard accounts are able to save data, launch applications, and otherwise maintain a user experience over time on the same machine, guest accounts are intended to allow temporary access to operating system for the purposes of light use including checking web-based email or otherwise utilizing the machine in a fashion which will make no permanent changes or save settings.

Get Free Articles in Your Inbox!

Join 134,000 newsletter readers

Email:

Go check your email!