1.    06 Sep 2016 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10

    Cannot set up new user

    I recently bought a Lenovo laptop that came preinstalled with Windows 10. Went through the set up process, using an admin login that was not a Microsoft account. Several folks need to use this computer and when I try to set up a new user, first I get a black box with nothing in it, then I get the spinning circle for about 25 minutes, then it goes away and I am still looking at the "add Family members" screen. Can I add family members (users) without a Microsoft log in?
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  2.    07 Sep 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 5,853
    Win 10 Pro (1607)

    Please see:
    On your Windows 10 PC, select the Start
    button, then select Settings > Accounts > Family & other people.
    (You'll need to be signed in to Windows with a Microsoft account.)

    So that says you need an MS account, alas.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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