How to setup a password?
Go to the control panel and select, "User Accounts" and double left mouse click the on that icon. Next, you will see, "Pick a Task" at the top of that window and, closer to the bottom you will see, "or pick an account to change". Now if the password you want to setup an account for has not been created yet, you will need to create one go to Part 1. If the account icon is present go to Part 2. Part 1, You will need to select the second selection, "create an account". Then single left mouse click that icon and, next you will be asked to "Name the new account". Enter the name you want the account to be called and, single left mouse click, "Next". Next you will need to select the account type. Account type can be "Computer Aministrator" or, "Limited". Stroll the mouse over those positions and, a description of the two different accounts will be given. This should help you to decide which account type to choose. Next stroll down and select, "create an account". This will send you back to a previous screen and, display a new icon with the account you just created.
Part 2, Now double left mouse click the newly created account icon or, the already present account icon and it will say, "what do you want to change about (the name in which you gave the account)'s account or, your account". Next, notice the second selection say's, "create a password" and, single left mouse click that selection. This will move you to a screen that ask's you to enter the password twice and, create a hint in case you forget the password. Simply fill in the blanks and, select at the lower right, "Create Password". Now your done and close the window and, the account will be present at start up and will request a password for that account.
Nov 13, 2010 |
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition