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I cannot add any users to the system

  1. #1


    Canada
    Posts : 24
    win8.1 pro

    I cannot add any users to the system


    I cannot add any users to the system.

    When I click on add user, the window jumps and doesn't do anything at all.

    If I try to make a change to Guest, same results. Only can turn on or off as admin.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,565
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello drum,

    For now, you might see if you may be able to add a new user account using OPTION THREE in the tutorial below using an elevated command prompt.

    User Account - Add a New User in Windows 8
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  3. #3


    Canada
    Posts : 24
    win8.1 pro


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello drum,

    For now, you might see if you may be able to add a new user account using OPTION THREE in the tutorial below using an elevated command prompt.

    User Account - Add a New User in Windows 8
    That is were my problem starts.

    Have try that with no luck.

    If I pull out the right bar and type in PC setting in search and click PC Setting, the page disappear.

    Done the CMD and gone to control panel before posting in the first place with no luck.

    It starting to sound like I have a win 8.1 issue based on a number of things these days and the continuation from day 1 mess. I don't have an 8.1 disk as it was upgraded from my 8 disk.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,565
    64-bit Windows 10


    In that case, you may need to refresh Windows.

    Refresh Windows 8
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I cannot add any users to the system
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