We know that we can easily add a new user to Windows 8 PC using the PC Settings page. The other way to add a new user to Windows 8 PC is to use ‘netplwiz‘ command and add new user using “User Accounts” window. Today, in this article we are going to discuss an error which may occurred when we try to add a new user to PC. Here is the error description:
We’re sorry, but something went wrong. This user wasn’t added to this PC. Code: 0xd0000225
This might be experienced by any Windows 8 user, whether his is a clean install or upgraded installation. If you’ve also faced such error or if you’re the victim of this issue, then using the fix provided below, and see if it helps you. Remember – create a system restore point first!
All you need to do is to follow these steps:
1. Press Windows Key + R combination, type put Regedt32.exe in Run dialog box and hit Enter to open the Registry Editor.
2. Navigate to following location:
3. In the right pane of this location, you’ll see a multi-value string named Security Packages. Double click over this string, you’ll got this:
4. In the above shown prompt, put the Value data as pku2u and livessp add to the data already existing as shown above. Click OK.
That’s it! Now reboot the system and you should be able to add new user without any sort of issues. In this way, you can add a new user whether it is a local user or Microsoft account.
Hope this helps!