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Windows Vista Security: Praxisorientierte Sicherheit für Profis by Marcus Nasarek

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Managing Your User Account
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3. On the System and Maintenance page, scroll down and then select Administra-
tive Tools.
4. On the Administrative Tools page, double-click Computer Management.
5. In Computer Management, double-click Local Users and Groups under System
Tools and then select the Users node.
6. Right-click the account name and then select Properties. This displays a Proper-
ties dialog box for the account, as shown previously in Figure 18-12.
7. If you want this person to have to change his password the next time he logs on,
select the “User must change password at next logon” checkbox.
8. If you don’t want this person to be able to change his password, select the “User
cannot change password” checkbox.
9. If you don’t want this person’s password to expire, select the “Password never
expires” checkbox.
10. Click OK.
Deleting Local User Accounts
Every account has a user profile and personal folders associated with it. The user
profile stores the desktop configuration and preferences as well as other settings and
data. When an account is no longer needed and you are sure the user has no settings
or personal data that is needed, you can delete the account.
Figure 18-12. Enabling the account for logon

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