In these days, according to different needs, a computer can not only be used by a single person, and also can be used by a group of people in a company or a few families in a house. So, in order to make sure all the basic and important computer data cannot be easily changed by anyone, different types of Windows user accounts are created to limit the rights of different users.
What is a Windows User Account?
A Windows user account is a Windows PC login ID that allows you to login to a Windows-based computer and also allows you to enjoy different rights according to your account properties.
How Many Types of Windows Accounts are there?
Under Windows OS environment, one always can have three types of Windows user accounts:
1). Administrator accounts
As its name implies, this account acts just like an administrator of the computer and has a really full control of your computer. Having an administrator account, one always can freely change some system setting, clean some useless files, folder and programs, modify some new user or group accounts and more. This account is often created as one firstly starts using the computer.
2). Standard accounts
Standard accounts, also the commonest computer accounts, are often used everyday. By using a standard accounts, you often cannot run the computer as freely as the administrator do. For example, if you want to re-set the computer system, you always have to be permitted by the administrator. Therefore, this account can be a good choice for some company employees.
3). Guest accounts
This account is set for some people that need to use the computer temporarily, just like guests. Comparing to the standard accounts, this kind of accounts often have much less rights of the computer.
How to Create a New Account?
Also want to create a user account on your computer? Here, you can easily know how to create your accounts step by step:
Step1: Click all these options in turn: Start, Setting, and Control Panel.
Step2: Find out and open “User Account” from all displayed options.
Step3: Pick the “Create a new account” task from three and follows its guidance carefully.
- You only can do these operations as you log in as the administrator.
- In the same way, you also can change an account or change the way users log on or off.
- But, if you want to remove some created account, simply right click the specified account and then click “Delete” on the “User Accounts” Windows.
Want to know more detailed information of Windows user accounts?
please read this: User accounts: frequently asked questions