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Make Windows-10 Standard User to Gust-Account, how to change rights?

You can always quite easy in Windows 10 make the standard user account to guest user with appropriate access rights, and vice versa, this solution works also on Windows 8.1 and Windows 7!

If you have a new Windows 10 User created, you can change at any time the account type of the relevant account , of course, here are required the administrative rights in Windows 10!

1.) ... Remove the user from the Windows default user group!
2.) ... Make the Windows 10 user to a guest account!
3.) ... Standard User to a guest account (works also on Windows 10 Home) via net command!

See also:
Windows-10 System Administrator || User-Accounts in Windows 10 || Auto-Login without Password || windows 10 without live id ||

1.) Remove the user from the Windows default user group!

Please start from the Windows 10 Run dialog local user and group manager! By ordered command lusrmgr.msc
(... see Image-1 Arrow 1 and 2)

Select User,  and double-click the user to view the properties. (... see Image-1 Arrow 3 and 4)

Now select the Member Of tab and select membership Users and remove from Users Group. (... see Image-1 Arrow 1 to 7)

.... Now just add to the guest group!

(Image-1) Remove Windows-10 User from Member-Group!
Remove Windows-10 User from Member-Group!

2.) Make the Windows 10 user to a guest account!

Open User Account Properties, click Member Of and click Add, enter the text Guests, then Check Names (membership name), Button OK, then Apply!
(... see Image-2 Arrow 1 to 8)

It's that simple! About the Advanced button, you can also search for specific user groups.

(Image-2) Standard User to Gust-Account Windows-10!
Standard User to Gust-Account Windows-10!

3.) Standard User to a guest account (also for Windows 10 Home)!

In this example the guest accaunt name is Guest-User2 is created. Since Windows 10 creates these when creating a new user with the default user rights, this user account "Guest-User2", must be added to the guest group, and also be removed from the user group. 

1. See all Windows 10 Use command: net user

2. See the Group of "Guest-User2"  command: net user Guest-User2

3. Add the "Guest-User2" to Guests Group command: net localgroup Guests "Guest-User2" /add

4. And Remove "Guest-User2" from the Standard User Group command: net localgroup Users "Guest-User2" /delete

That is it :-) 

Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.10240]
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C:\Users\User1\Desktop>net user

User accounts for \\WIN10-HOME1

Administrator            DefaultAccount           Guest      
Guest-007                Guest-User2              User1      
The command completed successfully.

C:\Users\User1\Desktop>net user Guest-User2 User name Guest-User2 Full Name Comment User's comment Country/region code 000 (System Default) Account active Yes Account expires Never Password last set 11/6/2015 9:12:18 AM Password expires 12/18/2015 9:12:18 AM Password changeable 11/6/2015 9:12:18 AM Password required Yes User may change password Yes Workstations allowed All Logon script User profile Home directory Last logon Never Logon hours allowed All Local Group Memberships *Users Global Group memberships *None The command completed successfully. C:\Users\User1\Desktop>net localgroup Guests "Guest-User2" /add The command completed successfully.
C:\Users\User1\Desktop>net localgroup Users "Guest-User2" /delete The command completed successfully.

FAQ 68: Updated on: May 13th 2016 12:14

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