How to create another user on Windows Server 2012, 2016, 2019

This guide is applicable to all 3 windows server 2012, 2016, 2019

1.From the Start screen, press Windows Key + X. This will open a context menu.

2. Select Computer Management from the context menu. This will open the Computer Management window.

3. Select Local Users and Groups from the navigation tree to the left of the “Computer Management” window. At this stage you can double click “Users” in the context window, or click the arrow icon next to “Local Users and Groups” to reveal the “Users and Groups” sub categories.


4. To add additional users, right-click on “Users” and select “New User…”. This option is also available from the “Action” menu at the top of the window. At this stage you can add as many user accounts as your deployment requires, and manage accounts that have already been created.

  • Be sure to later add these new users to the Remote Desktop Users Group:

> Click on Remote settings