Using Local Users and Groups

You might need to be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group in order to perform some tasks.

Local Users and Groups manages users and groups of users for your computer. You can create new users and groups, add users to groups, remove users from groups, disable user and group accounts, and reset passwords.

To open Local Users and Groups


Open Computer Management (Local) 


In the console tree, click Local Users and Groups.


To open Computer Management, click Start, and then click Control Panel. Click Performance and Maintenance, click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Computer Management

For information about using Local Users and Groups, in Computer Management, click Help on the Action menu.

For more information, click Related Topics

Related Topics

Using administrative tools in Microsoft Management Console

Using the Microsoft Management Console

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