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How to Password Protect your Windows 7?

Is you computer safe enough? Does your Windows 7 ask for a login password when you start your PC? It should. If not, a logon password must be created as soon as possible. This article will tell you how to make a user login password on Win7. It is easy and usually takes less than a few minutes
It is a big security concern if you do not have a Windows 7 logon password. Without a password, anyone in your office or home has full and unrestricted access to everything on your PC. Fortunately, creating a new Windows 7 login password is very simple.
Note: If you're trying to create a new Windows 7 user password because you've forgotten yours and can't get in to Win7, see how to recover a forgotten Windows 7 Password.
Follow the steps below to create a password for your Windows 7 User account: Here's How: 1. Click on 'Start' and then 'Control Panel'.
2. Click on the 'User Accounts and Family Safety' link.
Note: If you're viewing the Large icons or Small icons view of Control Panel, you won't see this link. Simply click on the User Accounts icon and proceed to Step 4. In my computer, my win7 user name is Andy. So I click its icon.
3. Click 'change your windows password' on the 'User Accounts' area.
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 asterisk text boxes, enter the password you want to start using. Entering the password twice helps to make sure that you typed your new logon password correctly.
In this example I use my birthday as my logon password. But I advise you not to use your birthday as a new password because it is easy to guess. You should create a strong password.
6. In the final text box, you're asked to Type a password hint. This step is optional but I highly recommend that you use it. If you try logging in to Windows 7 but enter the wrong password, this hint will pop up, hopefully jogging your memory.
7. Click the 'Create password' button to confirm your new password.
8. After creating a new password, you will be returned to the User Accounts window. Now you can see the user account 'Andy' has been password protected.

9. Now that your Windows 7 account has a password setup, you must use this password to log on to Windows 7 from this point forward.
Tips: You may want to know How to Automatically Login Windows 7 Without Typing User Password.
10. Create a Windows 7 password reset disk. While not a required part of creating a new password, I highly recommend that you do this. A password reset disk will protect you from the consequences of forgetting your new Windows 7 password. If you lost Windows 7 account password and you don't have created a password reset disk, you can use this efficient and safe tool.
Tips: Not a Windows 7 user? Still Using XP or Vista? Don't have a password protected account on other Windows Versions? See these articles below.

  1. How to Create a Windows XP Logon Password?
  2. How to Create a Vista Logon Password?
  1. How to create a Windows XP Password Reset Disk?
Windows 7 Password Recovery Tool [Safe Download]
Article source: http://www.windowspasswordsrecovery.com/create-a-windows-7-logon-password.htm

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Bought a Fugitsu T4020D with a broken screen at a yard sale. Fixed the screen but it is password locked at BIOS, and before Windows loads. How can I unlock the BIOS to get into this thing?

1. Bypass Windows 7 Logon Password with Command Prompt While computer couldn't boot normally or notebook is infected with Trojans or malware, you can get rid of them by starting computer in Windows Safe Mode. Furthermore, when lost or forgot Windows password, you can also bypass Windows 7 logon password easily in Safe Mode.
In Windows 7, there are 3 different types of safe modes to choose, Safe Mode, Safe Mode with Networking and Safe Mode with Command Prompt. And the following guide is about how to bypass Windows login password with Command Prompt in Safe Mode. With net user command in Windows safe mode, you can reset Windows password effectively. Details as follows:
Step 1: Start or restart your Windows 7 computer.
Step 2: Press F8 to enter Advanced Boot Options before the Windows 7 loading screen appears.
Step 3: Choose Safe Mode with Command Prompt in the coming screen, and then press Enter.
Step 4: Wait for Windows 7 files loading until Windows login screen comes up.
Step 5: Log in Windows with an administrator account until you see login screen.
Step 6: A Command Prompt appears. Type net user in the Command Prompt and then hit Enter. All Windows user accounts will be listed for you.
Step 7: Type net user iSunshare 12345 and hit Enter.
Note: "iSunshare" is your locked Windows user account name. And "12345" means the new password you want to reset for the locked account. User account "iSunshare" will be reset with new password "12345".
Step 8: The new password has been successfully reset for user when the command is completed successfully.
Step 9: Login Windows 7 PC with the new password.
Whenever you need to access Windows in Safe Mode, an administrator account password is necessary. So it is highly recommended that write down Windows password and store it or creating a Windows password recovery disk before Windows password lost.

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Windows Password Unlocker can help you reset forgotten Windows local administrator, domain administrator and other user account passwords on Windows 8/7/Vista/XP/2008/ 2003/2000.


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forgot my login password on my toshiba L645D

Hi snowymountai...

Try this solution to your problem.
Start your computer
1. Keep pressing "F1,F2 or F8" as the laptop computer starts.(Depending on your computer)
This will start the computer in Safe Mode.
2. When the window "Advanced Boot Options" opens, choose "Safe Mode" with arrow key and confim by pressing the Enter key, then PC enters the Safe Mode.
3. Once you are in the Safe mode Click "Administrator" on the Windows login screen.
Take note that you have set the Administrator password before, you need to input the changed password instead of leaving "Password" field blank.
4. Then click Start > Control Panel > User Accounts > Select the account that is locked and change the password.
5. Restart laptop and login into the account you just created using your new password.
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