How to setup new user

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  1. john41

    john41 New Member

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    hello

    I want to set up a new user in windows 10. Right now I only have my admin user on it. I want a secondary user for someone else. He needs to be able to download and use a program, but not be able to access to any of my files. So when you first log in with him, it looks like you just installed windows. How do I do this? Cause every time I tried it, it had the same desktop and access to all files on my hard drives.

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    kemical Windows Forum Admin
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    Hi John,
    is your friend signing in with his own account or is he using a local account? If he has his own account to sign into then he shouldn't see your files.
     
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    I would use a local account for it if this is possible, but if it's easier with an account, then I'll make a new account for him.
     
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    kemical Windows Forum Admin
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    If you make a proper account, meaning one with a Microsoft account then when your friend signs in he should only see his own files and folders not yours.
    Set up accounts - Windows Help
     
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    OK thank you.
     

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