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In my laptop (given from college), Windows 7 Professional 32-bit is installed. At the time of login, it asks for Username and Password to be entered into the respective fields. Each student has been given a Username and Password (different from another student). When I sign in into my account and type “net user” (without quotes) in cmd, it shows me 4 accounts (say A, B, C and Guest). My user account is not there in the list. How is it possible?

Also if I type “net user myusername”, it says “user name could not be found”, although I am logged in from that user account only (not from the above 4). Now how is this possible?

When I type in “net user username” with username as one of the four mentioned above (A, B, C and Guest), its details are shown with only B and C as Administrators. In the login screen, if I type A, B or Guest into the Username, the error comes saying something that the accounts do not exist. How is it possible that the account is visible in cmd but does not exist?

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why have i been given -1. can i know this? –  Free Free Nov 2 '12 at 13:56
    
You're seeing the difference between domain users and local users –  SLaks Nov 2 '12 at 14:42
    
means what @SLaks ? –  Free Free Nov 2 '12 at 16:33
    
@SLaks please tell –  Free Free Nov 9 '12 at 9:55

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net user shows the local users, when you login using as user name and password you log into a domain

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