Default user

Updated: 10/02/2017 by Computer Hope

A user account that contains all the default settings defined by the software developer or computer manufacturer. For example, in Microsoft Windows XP a default user account exists on the computer as a location to store all the default settings used with Windows and the computer. This account is used whenever a new user profile is created, all the default users settings and files are copied over to the new profile and can later be modified to how the user wants them.

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