Windows 10: New PC setup first user account

Discus and support New PC setup first user account in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; I just bought a new PC with Win10 Home Premium and went through the initial setup process using my primary Microsoft email address. I am now set up as... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by Joacchim, Oct 12, 2018.

  1. Joacchim Win User

    New PC setup first user account


    I just bought a new PC with Win10 Home Premium and went through the initial setup process using my primary Microsoft email address. I am now set up as an administrator but for safety and security reasons, would prefer to use a standard account. How can I dissociate my name and Microsoft email from the initial administrator account and attach/associate it with a new, standard account?


    If I had it to do over again, I would have set up the first, admin account without an email address, then added my preferred standard account with my Microsoft account email address, but hindsight is 20/20. Is there any way to fix this other than a complete reset of my new PC???

    :)
     
    Joacchim, Oct 12, 2018
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  2. Am unable to create a new user. Accounts -> Add someone else to this PC options is not working to create a new account.

    Hi Pawan,

    Do not worry we will help you with this issue.

    Try few of the troubleshooting steps below and check if it helps.

    I suggest you to sign out from the current user account, restart the computer, sign-in and check with the status of this issue. As this might be a temporary issue.

    Follow the below steps to create a new user account:

    • Press Windows + X keys from the keyboard, click on
      Control Panel.
    • Select User Accounts, click on Manage another account.
    • Select Add a new user in PC settings, click on
      Add someone else to this PC
      and follow onscreen instructions.
    Refer to: Create a local user account
    in Windows 10


    Hope it helps. Reply to the post with an updated status of creating a new user account for further assistance.

    Thank you.
     
    Deepika Gowda, Oct 13, 2018
    #2
  3. New Account/User Issues

    Hi,

    When you create a new user account, Windows uses the Default user profile as a template to construct the files for the newly created user account. You might be experiencing issues creating new accounts due to a corrupt Default profile. To
    resolve the issue, we suggest reinstating the Default folder in the
    Users directory by following these steps:

    • Log in as an administrator.
    • Open the C:\Users folder using Windows Explorer.
    • Rename the Default user profile folder to Default.OLD.
    • Download a zip of C:\Users\Default from a Windows 10 installation that doesn't have this problem.
    • Unzip the non-corrupt Default profile into C:\Users.
    • Try logging in to the new user account and check if the problem is resolved.

    Let us know how it turns out.
     
    Aileen Alf, Oct 13, 2018
    #3
  4. New PC setup first user account

    Windows 10 New User Accounts

    • Which is the new user account type you have created and facing these issue?
    Built in Administrator account

    Local Account

    MS Account

    2. Have you made any changes on these accounts after creating them?

    Not initially. Tried rebooting, removing and readding after a reboot. Tried adding via CLI and GUI interfaces

    After that I tried one of the suggestions and tried coping a good account over the newly created account. That did not work

    3. Does this issue persists on any specific user account?

    No it persists on all newly created accounts do not work

    4. What are the troubleshooting steps you have created in resolving the issue?

    Just the ones mentioned in Step 2

    5. Do let us know if you have any user account with no issues on your computer?

    only the initial account that was created when I upgraded to windows 10
     
    Robert Cantrell, Oct 13, 2018
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