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local account

An established relationship created on a computer that identifies a user and the user's settings and permissions when logged in. See user account.

user account

An established relationship between a user and a computer, network or information service. User accounts are assigned a username. Passwords are optional for computers and networks, but mandatory for registrations and subscriptions to online services.

For personal computers, there are typically two types of user accounts: standard and administrator. A standard user is prevented from performing tasks such as installing applications, while administrators have the complete run of the computer. See UAC, user profile, guest account and Microsoft account.

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