Windows PowerShell can also be used to manage Local Users and Groups. This affirms to the principle of Windows 10 being a multiuser operating system. There are other GUI based utilities to manage Local Users and Groups. But some System administrators might like to use the command-line utility to manage these users and groups. That is what we are going to learn more about in this guide.
Manage Local Users & Groups using Windows PowerShell
We will be now covering this guide in two parts. They are the following:
Thiscmdlet will help you to find all the details about all the local user accounts. These details will include the Account Name, Enabled status, and the description. The cmdlet is:
You can also get customized data about various objects related to your account. For example, we had used an object to check when was the Local account’s password was set last time. The cmdlet we used was:
Ayush has been a Windows enthusiast since the day he got his first PC with Windows 98SE. He is an active Windows Insider since Day 1 and is now a Windows Insider MVP. He has been testing pre-release services on his Windows 10 PC, Lumia, and Android devices.