Why do i have to change my paswort all the time?
You might have it set to change at certain intervals
IE: at log in or after each restart .......
Disable password log in
On both PC and Mac computers, you can set up your system to
automatically log in to a certain user account.
As a result, this setting will allow you to bypass the
password login that is typically required.
You should only enable automatic login on your computer if
it cannot be easily accessed by other people.
Open the Start menu and click on "Run."
Type "control userpasswords2" (no quote marks)
into the dialog box and press the Enter key.
Uncheck the box next to "Users must enter a username
and password" and click on the "Apply" button.
Enter the username of the account you want to automatically
log in with and then type that account's password twice to finish setting up
Click "OK." Password login has now been disabled.
Open System Preferences by clicking on the Dock icon.
Go to the "Accounts" control panel under the
Click on the "Login Options" button at the bottom
of the window.
Select the account that you want to automatically log in
with from the "Automatic login" drop-down menu.
Password login has now been disabled.
Depending on what operating system you have, there are
several steps you must take in order to disable the administrator account and
password on your computer.
Most often, the administrator account and password are
disabled in order to minimize security risks on your computer.
This account is often the target of attack if your system is
compromised, as it allows access to all of the data and programs on the
In order to disable the administrator account and password, follow the steps
below that are outlined for the major operating systems.
If you are using Windows XP, you must be logged on as the administrator in
order to disable the account settings.
Microsoft suggests that you set up another account with
administrator permissions in the event that you may need to reverse this
Otherwise, you won't be able to.
Right-click on the My Computer icon on your desktop and
Click Users under Local Users and Groups in the left pane,
which will bring up all users on the computer.
Double-click Administrator and on the General tab, check
Account is disabled.
This will disable the Administrator account and password for
Windows XP users.
In Windows 2000, go to Start, select Programs and go to Administrative Tools.
Click on Local Security Policy.
Next, click on User Rights Assignment under the Local
Policies option in the left panel.
Double-click Deny access to this computer from the network
and then click Add under Local Security Policy Setting.
Click Administrator account under Users and Groups, then
Click OK to complete the disabling of the Administrator
account and password.
In Windows Vista, the Administrator account is
However, if you have enabled it, you will need to open a
Go to Start Menu, click All Programs, select Accessories and
right-click on Command Prompt and click run as Administrator.
Open the command box and type net user
administrator/active:no. Press enter and you should receive a prompt stating
the command was completed successfully.
If you are running a Mac, the Administrator account is
enabled by default.
To disable the account and password, go to the Apple menu,
click System Preferences.
Choose Accounts from the View menu and click the lock to
authenticate with the administrator account password.
Click login options, click edit, and after
clicking the lock in the Directory Utility window, click Disable Root User from
the Edit menu.
Aug 04, 2013 |
Computers & Internet