Cannot add new users


  1. Posts : 1
    Windows 10
       #1

    Cannot add new users


    Hello all,
    I made the jump from 8.1 to Windows 10. All user accounts and setting seem to have carried over nicely. However, I would like to add an additional account. In Settings->Accounts->Family & other users, there is the button for Add a family member and one for Add someone else to this PC. Both do nothing when clicked. There are no other error messages. I am signed in as an administrative account, and it is a Microsoft Account.

    Any ideas? Where I could go to get an error message? Chrome is my default browser, I've wondered if setting it back to edge would solve the problem.

    Thanks in advance!
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  2. Posts : 438
    Win 10 pro 1803
       #2

    it seems to be a bug, had this same, added 2 different accounts, no error messages, no nothing, i had to reboot and they appeared. login worked too but it was too retarded of me to understand, that the password is blank by default - so on the first login, you need to switch password and for some reason, you cant use empty password - which i hate cause my kids are 3, 7 and 9 using that computer
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