On this page you can set up the creation of new users and groups.
Users and Groups can only be created on Windows NT OS family(Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP).
Create a new group
Setup the creation of a new group by using the Insert key while the “Users and Groups” pane is focused.toolbar button, selecting the “New Group” context menu option or by pressing the
Create a new user
Setup the creation of a new user account by using the + key while the “Users and Groups” pane is focused.toolbar button, selecting the “New User” context menu option or by pressing the
Rename a user or group
Rename a user or group by using the “Rename” context menu option or by pressing the F2 key while an element is selected.
Removing a user account or group
Remove a user account from the list by using the Del key while the desired element is selected.toolbar button, selecting the “Remove” context menu option or by pressing the
If the user or group already exist on target computer the installation will fail. User account names are limited to 20 characters and group names are limited to 256 characters. In addition, account names cannot be terminated by a period and they cannot include commas or any of the following printable characters: ", /, \, [, ], :, |, <, >, +, =, ;, ?, *.
Both user and groups names can use Windows Installer Formatted Type. If you provide a formatted reference, the names will be resolved accordingly at install time. On the other hand, if the names you provide don't have a formatted syntax, they will be validated according to the above notes.