There might be many people using one single system and for convenience, we might create several users for privacy concerns. One can create the User account manually or through the third pary software. Also, one can opt to hide it. Now if you are interested in viewing all the user accounts present within the system, you can do so. In this article, let us see different ways to list or view all the User Accounts present within the system.
Method 1: From the Windows Start option
Step 1: Click on the Windows button at the left-hand side corner of the taskbar
Step 2: Click on the User account from which you are currently logged in.
Step 3: In the pop-up menu, you can see the Other User accounts listed.Refer to the below screen shot for more details
The accounts that are disabled or hidden will not be shown here.
Method 2: From Control Panel
Step 1: Open the Run Dialog holding the keys Windows+r simultaneously from the keyboard
Step 2: In the Run dialog that opens, type control /name Microsoft.UserAccounts and Press OK
Step 3: In the Control Panel –> User Accounts window that opens, click on Manage another account
Step 4: In the Manage another account window, a list of all the user account will be shown. Refer to the below screenshot.
Method 3: From Command Prompt
Step 1: Pressing the keys Windows+r from the keyboard together open the Run window.
Step 2: Type cmd and press Enter
Step 3: In the command prompt window that opens, just type the below command and hit Enter
This will list all the existing users in the system
Method 5: From Powershell
Step 1: Holding the keys Windows+r at the same time open the Run window.
Step 2: Type powershell and hit Enter
Step 3: In the PowerShell window that opens, run the below command and hit Enter
This will list all the user accounts that are present in the system.
Method 6: From the login screen
Step 1: Press the Ctrl+Alt+Delete key at the same time and choose either the Lock or Switch User option and hit Enter
Step 2: In the login screen, at the bottom left corner of the screen you can see the list of active User accounts.
NOTE: The accounts that are disabled or hidden will not be shown here.
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Anusha Pai is a Software Engineer having a long experience in IT industry and having a passion to write.