How to obtain List, Settings & Details of all User Accounts in Windows

In Windows 10/8/7, you can quickly check the full details of all User Accounts by employing a single command. If more than one person uses your personal computer or you have more than one User Account, and you would like to check the full details of all the User Accounts, then this article will assist you.

When we say full details, we mean – the account type, a concise outline, account status, domain (if any), full name, install date, local account status and much more.

You do not have to download any third party software since it will be done with the help of the wmic useraccount command, and it works on all Windows!

Obtain User Accounts List, Settings & Details

Open a Command Prompt, enter the following command and hit Enter.

wmic useraccount list full

You will see the following details:

Obtain User Accounts List, Settings & Details

The very first account is the built-in Administrator account that is disabled by default – but you can enable this hidden Administrator account if you have the need to.

The system manages the second or the Default account, as mentioned in the description. If you are using Windows 10, there is a chance you will see this account as the system manages the Windows Technical Previews using this account.

The third account is the Guest Account.

The last one is your user account that you use to access your computer. If you have multiple user accounts, you will find them all listed here one after the other.

There are several details that are visible on the Command prompt screen. You will see the following:

  • Account Type
  • Description
  • Disabled or Not
  • Domain
  • Full Name
  • Install Date
  • Local Account status
  • Lockoutstatus
  • Name
  • Password Changeable
  • Password Expires
  • Password Required or not
  • SID
  • SID Type
  • Status

Some of then have been explained here.

  • AccountType=512 indicates that all the accounts are regular or normal accounts. If your computer is connected to a domain, you may find some other values such as 256 (Temp Duplicate Account), 2048 (Interdomain Trust Account), 4096 (Workstation Trust Account) or 8192 (Server Trust Account).
  • Disabled=FALSE/TRUE indicates whether that particular account is active or not. If it is set to FALSE, that means your account enable and vice versa.
  • PasswordChangable=TRUE/FALSE indicates whether you can change that account’s password or not. If it is set to TRUE, you can modify the password and vice versa.
  • PasswordExpired=TRUE/FALSE says whether the password of that user account expires after a predefined time or not.

These are the main things you may want to know so that you can understand the details of all the User Accounts on your Windows computer.

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