How to create a guest account in Windows 10

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It is possible that on some occasion is there someone who needs to use your Windows 10 computer. But you don't want this person to have access to your personal files in it. In these types of cases, using a guest account can be very convenient. Since it will allow this person to use the computer, but not have access to your personal files at any time.

Here are the steps with which create a guest account on your Windows 10 computer. In this way, when someone needs to use the computer, but we do not want them to have access to the files, we can do it this way, with an account of this type.

First of all we will have to use Windows PowerShell (Administrator). We can do it using the Win + X key combination and then clicking on that option, so that a console window opens. In it we will have to enter the command net user guest / active: yes and then hit enter.

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In these cases, Windows 10 usually issues a message saying The command completed successfully. In this way we know that we already have then the possibility of create a guest account on your computer. To do this, we then go to the start menu on the computer.

We open the start menu and click on our profile photo in it. We will get options to log out and below them the guest option would appear. We just have to click on it, so that a guest account can already be used on the Windows 10 computer at all times.

As you can see, it is presented as a good way to allow someone to use this computer, but without having access to our personal files. So if you have Windows 10, you can activate this option in this way on your computer.


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