Create a User Account with a Password

The first user account you create should be a standard user account for yourself. Once you’ve created other user accounts and configured your PC, you can log on to that account when you access your computer, instead of logging on with your administrator credentials. To create additional accounts, log on with your administrator credentials.

Create a Standard User Account

To create a standard account for yourself, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, click Control Panel, and under User Accounts And Family Safety, select Add Or Remove User Accounts.

  2. Click Continue.

  3. Click Create A New Account.

  4. Type the new account name, as shown in Figure 7-1, and select Standard User. Remember, this is your account, so create a name you ...

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