If more than one person works on your computer, you might
want to set up several user accounts. Each user account can
have unique settings and store different documents. You can
also password-protect these accounts and assign a user photo
so that each user has a private computing experience. You can
set up a user account by using a Windows Live account. (You
have one if you have a Live, Hotmail, or MSN email account, or
you can create one when you create a new user.)
When you set up your computer for the first time, you
create your own user account and you are set up as the
account administrator, meaning that you have the ability to
make and change any settings. Any user accounts you set up
subsequently are set up by default as Standard users, meaning
that they can’t make changes to more sensiti
Create a New User
1 Press Windows logo key+C.
2 Click the Settings charm.
3 Click Change PC Settings.
4 Click Add A User.
5 Enter an email address.
6 Click Next.
7 Click Finish.
When you set up user accounts for children,
you might want to set some parameters
for how they can use the computer
and its Internet connection. See “Turning
on Family Safety” later in this chapter for
help with this.
If you enter a non-Windows Live address,
you might be asked to create a Windows Live
account after step 6. To create a Windows
Live account or to log on locally with no Windows
Live ID, tap the Sign Up For A New Email
Address or Don’t Want This User To Sign In With
A Microsoft Account links in step 5 and follow