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How to avoid online banking fraud ?

1.Change your password regularly: Users must change their password after the first log-in for online banking. Besides, keep changing your password at regular intervals. Needless to say, don't disclose your password to anyone, not even the banking staff.
2.Avoid using cyber cafes for banking purposes: Avoid using the Internet banking facility from cyber cafes, libraries or from systems installed in public places. But in case it is an absolute necessity, you must clear the browser cache and delete the temporary files on the PC you've accessed the Internet from.
3.Don't use personal details in the password: Avoid using your date of birth, telephone number, address or name in your password. This practice makes your account more vulnerable to being hacked as your password can be easily guessed by just about anyone. Besides, do not leave your computer unattended while you are logged in to the bank site.
4.Don't let your browser memorise your details: Never let your computer remember your passwords, names, etc. Always disable the browser's option of storing user names and passwords.
5.Don't e-mail credit card and account details: Make it a thumb rule not to send credit card or account details via e-mail to anybody, or in response to an e-mail.
6.Shop at reputed sites only: While shopping online, please wait for a second and check if the website is an established one and a reputed name in the online shopping domain. Always check if the shopping site has a well-established permanent address.
7.Log off when finished: Always log off after Internet banking once you are done with it. You need to log out from the website and do not shut off the window in order to log off from the session.
8.Look for the padlock and the 's' in the URL: While making online payments, check whether the website is secure or not by looking for, i) a padlock symbol at the bottom of your browser, and ii) an 's' added to http in the URL. It should then be https.
9.Check the account: Whenever you make a transaction, immediately check your account and see if the right amount has been deducted or added to it. In case there is any misappropriation, inform the concerned bank immediately.
10.Don't follow the links: Always reject any e-mail that asks you to follow a link to the website of your bank. You may end up revealing your personal details on a fake bank website, from which hackers steal information.
11.Don't open multiple browsers: You must not open multiple browsers during Internet banking. Also equip your system with an up-to-date anti-virus software and have a firewall installed in it.
12.Destroy the receipts: Do not keep documents and receipts related to your online translations. They usually carry confidential personal financial information. You had better destroy or shred such documents or receipts to stop them from falling into the wrong hands.
13.Don't share your personal information on websites: You shouldn't give your e-mail address at websites without knowing how it will be used. Besides, do not share your personal information like date of birth, etc, on the Internet unnecessarily because it can be used by others to unlock or generate your account password.

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How To Change Password Of Users In Windows XP


IF you are unable to access the Administrator account, then one of the last things she can do is crack the password. Search for and download Windows Password Unlocker . Burn it to a CD or usb then boot to that CD on her computer. From there on it should be "kinda" self explainable. If not there are a bunch of tutorials on google search on how use Windows Password Unlocker.

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Windows XP users
Change password

  1. Open Control Panel
  2. Double-click the Users Accounts icon
  3. Select the account you wish to change.
  4. Select the option "Change my name" to change your username or "Create a password" or "Change my password" to change your password.

Note: Windows XP Home users can only change the Administrator password through Safe Mode

Windows Vista and 7 users
Change password

  1. Open Control Panel
  2. Click Add or remove user accounts.
  3. Click the account you wish to change.
  4. Click Change the password

Change username

  1. Open Control Panel
  2. Click Add or remove user accounts.
  3. Click the account you wish to change.
  4. Click Change the account name

Windows 2000 users
Change password

Microsoft Windows 2000 users can change their username by pressing CTRL + ALT + DEL while in Windows to open the Windows Security window. From this window click the "Change Password" button

Enter your old password and the new password you wish to use.
Change username

In order to change the username of an account on Windows XP you will need to have an account with Administrator rights. If you're logged in as Administrator or have an account with Administrator rights, follow the below steps.

  1. Open Control Panel
  2. Double-click the Users and Password icon
  3. Make sure "Users must enter a user and password to use this computer" is checked.
  4. Highlight the account you wish to change the username for and click the Properties button.
  5. Within the Properties you'll be able to change the User name.

hope this helps


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