7 Comments to How to see all the user accounts that exist on your Windows PC or device

  1. tazmo8448 says:

    The Windows Defender account is an eye opener. Guess that is Windows 10 for ya. Big Brother and all. I have nothing to hide…but still.

    1. Ciprian Adrian Rusen says:

      That’s why we started with the more advanced methods. They are an eye opener. 😉

  2. Fionne says:

    Yes, it is true

  3. Hans says:

    warning, the output of “net user” is difficult to parse for a script, the separator seems to be “anywhere between 12-15 spaces” .. if you for some reason want to do this with PowerShell (for instance, if you need a parseable list), try:

    Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_UserAccount -Namespace “rootcimv2” -Filter “LocalAccount=’$True'”

    (that works all the way from windows 7 to windows 10, but if you only need win10 support, this command is much easier to remember: get-localuser

  4. masoud says:

    very nice

  5. Tia says:

    So my repair guy added my laptop to his Domain & told me to just create a local account when I called becuz I couldn’t get admin control. I thought I broke free when I did a refresh in Windows 10 but I still feel.. violated? & paranoid?
    Now, when I typed “net user username” … I got: “The user name could not be found” & also “More help is available by typing NET HELPMSG 2221” …which left the exact same response.
    Then I went to the next option which suggests going to COMPUTER MANAGEMENT but there is no option for users. The list looks exactly the same except there’s no user or account option?
    -task scheduler
    -event viewer
    -shared folder
    -device management
    Is there an reasonable explanation for this?

    1. Anonymous says:

      That’s some very weird advice they gave you.

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