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Can't add a user to windows

crazyloverd

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HI all, I am having this issue with adding a user or clicking on manage another account and with the guest account having a password. first I cant add anyone not even from the main administrator account that I enable. so whats wrong I have no idea. if someone knows how to fix please help. I running windows 8.1 preview
 

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  • OS
    windows 8 pro
    System Manufacturer/Model
    crosshair iv by asus
    CPU
    amd phenom II x6 1055t
    Motherboard
    crosshair iv by asus
    Memory
    8gig
    Graphics Card(s)
    ati hd 5870

Vadikan

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Hi,

In an elevated command prompt, run the commands below (pick an option and substitute Username and passwords with your own).

Creating an administrator with a password
Code:
:: Creates new user "Username" with the password "asdf1234"
[B]net user Username asdf1234 /add[/B]
:: Makes this user an administrator
[B]net localgroup Administrators Username /add[/B]
:: Remove new user from the Users group
[B]net localgroup Users Username /delete[/B]

Creating a standard user without a password
Code:
net user Username /add

Bonus: passwords never expire
Code:
net accounts /maxpwage:unlimited

If you have errors, post screenshots.

Vadim
 

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crazyloverd

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so how does this fix my problem. it creates one from the command prompt ok. but how do I fix the standard way of doing it?
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    windows 8 pro
    System Manufacturer/Model
    crosshair iv by asus
    CPU
    amd phenom II x6 1055t
    Motherboard
    crosshair iv by asus
    Memory
    8gig
    Graphics Card(s)
    ati hd 5870

Vadikan

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Power User
It doesn't fix your problem, it allows you to create users while you evaluate a preliminary version of Windows. When the final one comes out, just do a clean install and see if the problem is gone :)

Vadim
 

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