Would you like to learn how to create a local administrator account using Powershell? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to use Powershell to create a local administrator account on a computer running Windows.

• Windows 2012 R2
• Windows 2016
• Windows 2019
• Windows 10
• Windows 11

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Tutorial Powershell - Create a local administrator account

As an Administrator, start a Powershell command-line.

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Create a new administrator account.

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Optionally, request the username and the password using a form.

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Enter the desired username and password.

Powershell - Local credential

Create a new administrator account.

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Optionally, prompt for a username and a password using the command line.

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Create a new local administrator account.

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Verify the existence of the new user account.

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Congratulations! You are able to create a local administrator account using Powershell.