Windows 10 - Making a local user an administrator

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In this video we show you how to add a new user to your machine and also how to add them to the local administrators group.

Video Steps

1. Right Click Start

Right click on Start and then select Computer Management.

2. Expand Local Users and Groups

Expand local users and groups and click on users.

3. New User

Right click in the open space by the other users and then select new user. Enter in the details to create the user.

4. Expand Groups

Expand groups and then double click on Administrators Group.

5. Click Add button

Click the Add button and in the new window, type in the name of the user and press enter. Once back at the General screen under Administrators, click Apply then OK.
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