Windows 10: Add a user account w/out MSoft email

  1.    25 Aug 2017 #1

    Add a user account w/out MSoft email


    Hi,
    Kinda perplexed here. I'm starting to set up 3 PCs with W10 Home x64 for use in our Rec Center. Naturally, I'm working with an admin account-which I was able to do during setup using an "Offline Account". I've been trying to set up a standard user account the same way but I only have the option to enter either an email address or phone number.

    What I want to use is User1, User2, etc. for each PC because these machines will not be assigned to any one user. They're just being recycled from the Clerk/Treasurer's office as a bonus for the kids to use for homework, etc. I just cannot seem to find an option to do that.

    I'm obviously missing something but what the heck is it?

    Thanks!
    JG

    PS: Why am I using the Home edition instead of Pro? It's just an experiment, honestly. Given that these machines are only going to be used for productivity apps and web browsing, I didn't feel all the extra security features, etc., were necessary. And since these are Core2duo boxes with only 4GB of memory, I figured the Home edition might be a little zippier. Thanks
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  2.    25 Aug 2017 #2

    Well, D'oh!

    Admin, please delete my question. I just sat back down and looked at my options again. Clicked on "I don't have [this] information" and found what I was looking for.

    Yep, it's been Monday all flippin' week! Sorry for the trouble...
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  3. Posts : 8,155
    10 Home x64 (1803) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       25 Aug 2017 #3

    sloantech280 said: View Post
    I've been trying to set up a standard user account the same way but I only have the option to enter either an email address or phone number...
    ...I'm obviously missing something but what the heck is it?
    See Option Three in this tutorial.
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/...a.html#option3

    The quickest way do it is from an elevated command prompt. See Option Six.
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