How to Enable Local User and Group Management (Lusrmgr.msc) Console in Windows 11/10 Home Edition?

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Local User and Group Management (lusrmgr.msc) is a console for managing local users and groups in Windows. You can find this universal console in all versions of Windows, including Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8,  8.1, 10, and Windows 11. It is used to assign rights to different users and groups on a computer. For example, the default roles include administrator, power user, standard user, guests, etc. You can access local users and group management console by running the command lusrmgr.msc.

3 Ways to Open Local Users and Grou...
3 Ways to Open Local Users and Groups MMC Snap-in in Windows 11 or 10

Local User and Group Management (lusrmgr.msc) consoles are handy and available in every Windows version, as said above. Unfortunately, this command is not working in Windows 11/10 Home edition whenever you try to run the lusrmgr.msc command on Windows 11/10 Home Edition, you will get the following message:-

“This snapin may not be used with this edition of Windows 11/10. To manage user accounts for this computer, use the User Accounts tool in the Control Panel.”

This article will see how to enable lusrmgr in Windows 11/10 Home edition and manage users?

How To Enable Local User and Group Management (Lusrmgr.msc) Console in Windows 11/10 Home Edition?

It is impossible to use the built-in local user and group management console tool in Windows 10 Home without a third-party tool that is very similar to the built-in tool, and it has the same functionality. To enable and use the Local User and Group Management (Lusrmgr.msc) Console on Windows 10 Home, perform the following steps:-

Step 1. Download the lusrmgr executable file from Github.

Step 2. Run the downloaded file on your Windows 11/10 Home.

Step 3. It will get the following screen which is very similar to the built-in lusrmgr tool:-

Step 4. Under the Local users and groups console, you can create and manage users and groups. To create a user, right-click on the Users and select Create in the menu.

Step 5. The “Create new user” window will open. Fill in the details of a new user you want to create under Windows 11/10 and click the Create button.

Step 6. To manage an account already created under your Windows 11/10, select and right-click on an account. You can rename, set a password, and delete or edit the account.

One of the interesting features of this tool is that it let you connect to a remote computer if a remote computer allows the remote connection. To access it, right-click on the entry of your computer and select “Connect to computer.”

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