LocalAccount (microsoft-windows-shell-setup-offlineuseraccounts-offlinelocalaccounts-localaccount)

LocalAccount specifies the details of a local account to be created during installation.

Child Elements

Setting Description
Description Specifies a LocalAccount.
DisplayName Specifies the display name for a LocalAccount.
Group Specifies the name of existing local security groups to which a LocalAccount will be added.
Name Specifies the user name for a LocalAccount.
Password Specifies the password for a LocalAccount and whether the password is hidden in the unattended installation answer file.

Valid Configuration Passes


Parent Hierarchy

Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup| OfflineUserAccounts | OfflineLocalAccounts | LocalAccount

Applies To

Windows 10 for desktop editions (Home, Pro, Enterprise, and Education)

Windows Server 2016

For a list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.