How to Open Local Users and Groups MMC Snap-in in Windows 11 or 10?

To manage user accounts or groups in Windows 11/10, you need to open Local Users and Groups Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in. This lets you manage user accounts or groups, like creation/deletion of user accounts, disabling a user account, resetting user password, enabling built-in Administrator account, preventing a user from changing Logon Password, etc.

In this post, we’ll guide you on opening Local Users and Groups MMC snap-in in Windows 11/10.

Note:- Before proceeding with further recommended steps, you should note that the Local Users and Groups MMC snap-in is not a part of the Windows 11/10 Home edition. If you want to access Local Users and Groups MMC snap-in in Windows 11/10 Home edition, first enable the Local User and Group Management (Lusrmgr.msc) console in Windows 11/10 Home edition.

This article will show three ways to run the Local Users and Groups MMC Snap-in in Windows 10/11. These are the following:-

  1. Open Local Users and Groups Snap-in using Computer Management.
  2. Open Local Users and Groups Snap-in via Run or Command Prompt.
  3. Open Local Users and Groups Snap-in in User Accounts.

How to open Local Users and Groups Snap-in in Windows 11/10 using Computer Management?

Step 1. Click the Start button/menu and type This PC.

Step 2. Right-click on This PC and select the Manage option.

Step 3. After that, the Computer Management window opens.

Step 4. Expand System Tools in the left console tree, and you can access Local Users and Groups MMC snap-in.

How to open Local Users and Groups Snap-in via Run or Command Prompt?

Press the Windows logo + R key to open the Run dialog box. Type lusrmgr.msc in the Run box and press Enter from the keyboard to open the Local Users and Groups window.

Or, open the Command Prompt window.

Click the Start button and type CMD; click on the Command Prompt from the available results to open the Command Prompt window. Type lusrmgr.msc on the prompt and press Enter from the keyboard to open the Lusrmgr (Local Users and Groups) window.

How to open Local Users and Groups Snap-in in User Accounts?

Step 1. Press the Windows logo + R keys to open the Run dialog box.

Step 2. Type the following command and hit Enter from the keyboard:-

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Step 3. User Accounts dialog box opens up. Switch to the Advancedtab and then click the Advancedbutton. Now, you can access the Local Users and Groups snap-in.

Once you complete the above steps, you should access Local Users and Groups MMC Snap-in in Windows 11/10.

That’s all!!!

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