Updated: 03/01/2018 by Computer Hope

User may refer to any of the following:

Computer user

1. Alternatively referred to as an end-user, a user is any individual who is not involved with supporting or developing a computer or service. For example, you are the end-user of the computer you are using when you call technical support for help.

2. A user is another name of an account capable of logging into a computer or service. For example, people who log into the Computer Hope forums are considered a user or member. Any computer, service, or program with multiple accounts uses user accounts that give each user their personal permissions, settings, and other data not accessible to other users.

3. An FTP command that sends user information to the remote computer. See the how to use FTP help page or information about the user command and other FTP commands.

Business terms, Client, End-user, Guest, Luser, Member, Network terms, Operating system terms, Power user, Profile, Username