Add/ Remove User Account using command prompt in Windows 8

Users Account is the account assigned to individual user that separates them from other user of that computer or prevents them from accessing the data stored by the other user account. It also means that no else can access you data stored in your account. It divides each user’s personal files into their user directories. Here is the tutorial how you can add or remove new local user account using command prompt in windows 8.

Add Remove User Account Windows 8

Windows 8 has many changed feature in that were absent in the earlier version of Windows OS. It includes two types of user account i.e. Microsoft Account. This account has to be opened with a Windows Live Id and other is a normal or local account.

However, there are various ways to add or remove any local user account in Windows 8. Here is how you can do so using command prompt.

Add new account using Command Prompt

Press Windows + X, to open the Quick Access Menu and select Command Prompt (Admin) from there to open command prompt with administrative privilege.
In the command prompt that opens, type net user username user_password /add and hit Enter.

Now, Replace username with the desired username and change the password too.

Next, go to the user menu in the top right portion in the Start Menu, you can see that a new local user account has been successfully added.

Remove user account using Command Prompt

Follow the step discussed above to open the Command Prompt and type the command net user username /del and hit Enter

Next, change the username accordingly.

You can go to the user menu in the top right portion in the Start Menu and confirm the removal of the user account.

Upon following the steps described you can add or remove any local user account in Windows 8 using Command prompt.

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