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How to create and configure user accounts in Windows XP
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This article describes how to create and configure user accounts using the new User Accounts tool.
Note: This tool is not available on a computer that is a member of a Domain.
You can create separate accounts for each person that will be using the computer. This allows each user to have their own document folders and settings such as the wallpaper, Start menu, visual style, and so forth. You can create and configure user accounts with the User Accounts tool in Control Panel.
To open the User Accounts tool, open Control Panel from the Start menu, and then double click User Accounts.