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Create Password protect on windows 7 / Vista / XP

For Windows XP
1. Click on Start and then Control Panel.
2. Click on the User Accounts link.
Note: If you’re viewing the Classic View of Control Panel, double-click on the User Accounts icon.
3. In the pick an account to change area of the User Accounts window, click on your Windows XP user name.
4. Choose the Create a XP password link.
5. In the first two text boxes, enter the password you would like to start using.
Entering the password twice helps to make sure that you typed your password correctly.
6.Click the Create Password button to confirm your new password.
7.The next screen asks Do you want to make your files and folders private?. If other user accounts will be setup on this PC and you’d like to keep your personal files private from those users, click on the Yes, Make Private button.
If you’re not concerned about this kind of security or this account is the only account on your PC, there’s no need to make your files private. In this case, click on the No button.
8. You can now close the User Accounts window and the Control Panel window.
9. Now that your Windows XP account has a password setup, you must use this password to log on to Windows XP from this point forward.
Windows Vista
1. Click on Start and then Control Panel.
2. Click on the User Accounts and Family Safety link.
Note: If you’re viewing the Classic View of Control Panel, you won’t see this link. Simply double-click on the User Accounts icon and proceed to Step 4.
3. Click on the User Accounts link.
4. In the Make changes to your user account area of the User Accounts window, click the Create a password for your account link.
5. In the first two text boxes, enter the password you would like to start using.
Entering the password twice helps to make sure that you typed your Vista password correctly.
6. Click the Create password button to confirm your new password.
7. You can now close the User Accounts window.
8. Now that your Windows Vista account has a password setup, you must use this password to log on to Windows Vista from this point forward.
Windows 7
1. Open the Control Panel (All Items View).
2. Click on the User Accounts icon.
3. Click on the Create a password for your account link.
4. Type in a New password.
5. Type in the same password again to Confirm new password.
6. If you want a Windows 7 password hint, Type a password hint in. If you do not want a password hint, then you can skip that field.
WARNING: Remember that anyone using the computer will be able to see the password hint.
7. Click on the Create Password button.
8. Your User Account is now Password protected.

Source: http://www.windows7password.net

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For windows Xp Try
  1. Click on Start and then Control Panel.
  2. Click on the User Accounts link.
    Note: If you're viewing the Classic View of Control Panel, double-click on the User Accounts icon.
  3. In the pick an account to change area of the User Accounts window, click on your Windows XP user name.
  4. Choose the Remove my password link.
  5. In the text box on the next screen, enter your current password.
  6. Click the Remove Password button to confirm that you'd like to remove your account password.
  7. You can now close the User Accounts window and the Control Panel window.
  8. Now that your Windows XP account password has been deleted, you will no longer need to log on to Windows XP when your computer starts. Windows will now load all the way to your desktop automatically.

Jan 09, 2011 | Acer Aspire™ T180 PC Desktop

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i want yo make new passward


Hello, Please follow the steps mention below.
  1. Click on Start and then Control Panel.
  2. Click on the User Accounts link.
    Note: If you're viewing the Classic View of Control Panel, double-click on the User Accounts icon.
  3. In the pick an account to change area of the User Accounts window, click on your Windows XP user name.
  4. Choose the Change my password link.
  5. In the first text box, enter your existing password.
  6. In the next two text boxes, enter the password you would like to start using.
    Entering the password twice helps to make sure that you typed your new password correctly.
  7. Click the Change Password button to confirm your changes.
  8. You can now close the User Accounts window and the Control Panel window.
  9. Now that your Windows XP logon password has been changed, you must use your new password to log on to Windows XP from this point forward.
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Amit bhardwaj

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May 08, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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  1. Click on Start and then Control Panel.
  2. Click on the User Accounts link.
    Note: If you're viewing the Classic View of Control Panel, double-click on the User Accounts icon.
  3. In the pick an account to change area of the User Accounts window, click on your Windows XP user name.
  4. Choose the Create a password link.
  5. In the first two text boxes, enter the password you would like to start using.
    Entering the password twice helps to make sure that you typed your password correctly.
  6. Click the Create Password button to confirm your new password.
  7. The next screen asks Do you want to make your files and folders private?. If other user accounts will be setup on this PC and you'd like to keep your personal files private from those users, click on the Yes, Make Private button.
    If you're not concerned about this kind of security or this account is the only account on your PC, there's no need to make your files private. In this case, click on the No button.
  8. You can now close the User Accounts window and the Control Panel window.
  9. Now that your Windows XP account has a password setup, you must use this password to log on to Windows XP from this point forward.

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