Setting Up a User Account

Every person using your computer should have a user account, and every user account should have a password. When you start your computer, even if you are the only person who uses the computer, you need to set up Windows to require that you log on with a name and password. If more than one person uses the computer, each person must have a username and password. A user account ensures that each person authorized to use your computer has their own settings, libraries, and preferences. In addition, requiring a user account and password restricts who has access to any information on your computer. Before you add a user account, you should do the following:

  • Determine the user account level the user needs.
  • Understand the importance ...

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