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I have created a user account called "MyUser" via Powershell, and the icon graphic in active directory different to that of the user test that I create via the UI.

The scripted one has a circle icon with a downwards facing arrow: enter image description here

The UI generated user does not has an icon that does not have the downwards facing arrow.

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up vote 24 down vote accepted

It means that the user object is disabled. You can right click the object and choose the "enable" option to enable it.

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As additional info, the reason the programatically created user is disabled is probably because it was created without a password. – BlueCompute Sep 11 '15 at 12:15
Thanks very much, cost me 1 hour to notice this – zhihong Oct 22 '15 at 11:37

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