Windows 10: Can't add a new account Solved


  1. Posts : 3
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       21 Oct 2016 #1

    Can't add a new account


    I log in as administrator. When I click on Add someone else to this PC all I get is a new window that disappears instantly.

    Found out you can't do it as inbuilt administrator.
    Last edited by macnab; 21 Oct 2016 at 02:30.
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  2. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 18,187
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15042
       21 Oct 2016 #2

    Hello macnab,

    If you like, you could use option 5 or 6 in the tutorial below to add a new account while signed in to the built-in Administrator account.

    User Account - Add in Windows 10
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  3. Posts : 3
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       22 Oct 2016 #3

    It seems Option 6 is a good choice seeing as I can use an elevated Command Prompt without switching user. Thanks.
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  4. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 18,187
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15042
       22 Oct 2016 #4

    You're most welcome.
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