Setting up a Guest Account on Windows 10 is really an easy task that can help you to give the limited number of access on the computer and laptop. The Guest Account is basically a locked-down account that let other people use your computer or laptop to access the internet, run apps, and not much more.
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The Windows 10 has removed the Guest account functionality but you can still add Family members and other people as users to your computer, whether they have a Microsoft Account or not to provide them limited access to your computer or laptop.
The elements which are required to create a guest account are still present in Windows 10, which makes it possible to create your very own restricted account that let guests use the PC. In this article, I will guide you through step by step process on how to create a Guest Account in Windows 10 without any difficulty
How to Create a Guest Account in Windows 10
To create a Guest Account in Windows 10 you need to follow the steps below.
Step-1: First you need to click on the Start menu and then in the search box type Command Prompt.
Step-2: After that right click on the Command Prompt option and then select Run as administrator option from the menu.
Step-3: Now you need to add a user account on your computer for this type in the following command to create a new user
net user TWC /add /active:yes
‘TWC’ here is the name of the user account, you can also name it whatever you want. But you need to make sure that the name of the account is not ‘Guest’ as it is reserved by Windows.
Step-4: Once your account is created, now you have to execute the following command.
net user TWC *
This command lets you add a password to the account. Since this is a guest account you do not have to add a password to it, so hit Enter to skip the process.
Step-5: Now you have to delete the newly created account from the Users group and then add it to Guests group.
Step-6: To enter the account to the guest account the commands below will let you do that. Now enter these commands one by one and you are done for most of the part.
net localgroup users TWC /delete
net localgroup guests TWC /add
Once you type and enter both the command one by one your account will be created which is now at the guest level. The Guest Accounts lets the users perform all the basic tasks on the Windows 10. These accounts have privileges to browse the internet, run the application, play music and more. But these accounts cannot change system settings, install or remove new programs and make any changes to the system that require permissions.
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How to Delete Guest Accounts in Windows 10
If you want to delete any of the Guest accounts in that case you need to make sure that you are logged into the Administrator account before performing the steps which are mentioned below:
Step-1: First you need to click on the Start menu and here click on the Setting button.
Step-2: Now in the setting window click on the Account option.
Step-3: Once the Account menu is open now from the left pane click on the Family & other people option.
Step-4: Now under the Other People option you may find the guest account which you have created earlier. Now click on it and then select the Remove button to delete the guest account from the Windows 10.
Once you click on the remove button the account and its data would be completely removed from your computer. That’s it, you have successfully created the guest account in Windows 10.
This wraps up the article I hope these methods help you a lot to create and delete a Guest Account in Windows 10 without any difficulty. If you liked the article then please share it on social media and with your friends.
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