Windows Machine Setup – For Faculty

  1. Click the Start menu and open Settings
  2. Click ‘Accounts’
  3. Click ‘Other users’ on the left hand side
  4. Click on ‘Users’
  5. Right click a blank area in the middle of the page and select ‘New User…’
  6. Enter the user’s full name in both the User name and Full name fields
  7. Create a secure temporary password & verify it
  8. Click the ‘Create’ button to create the new user account
  9. Close the New User popup and navigate to the ‘Groups’ Folder
  10. Double click on ‘Administrators’
  11. Click ‘Add’ to add the local user account you just created to the administrator’s group
  12. Type the user’s full name and click ‘Check Names’
  13. Click ‘OK’ after locating the user accountThe user is now an administrator on the machine.