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Windows 7: Any way to prevent a Standard account from creating a password?

14 Oct 2013   #1
vram

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 
Any way to prevent a Standard account from creating a password?

My friend has a kid that keeps password protecting their account so their parents can't get into the kid's account. The kid has a standard account and obviously, the parent can go in and remove the password, but its getting tiresome. Is there some sort of way to block a user with a standard account from creating a password on Windows 7 Home?

Thanks in advance


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14 Oct 2013   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello vram,

One way would be to remove the password for the account, then use the tutorial below to prevent that account from be able to change it's password.

Password - Prevent or Allow to Change


If they like, another option would be to turn on the Guest account, and have the kid use it instead. It cannot have a password created for it.

Guest Account - Turn On or Off

Hope this helps.
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14 Oct 2013   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Just a thought.
This might also be helpful.

By Brink:
Parental Controls - Setup and Use
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15 Oct 2013   #4
vram

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello vram,

One way would be to remove the password for the account, then use the tutorial below to prevent that account from be able to change it's password.

Password - Prevent or Allow to Change


If they like, another option would be to turn on the Guest account, and have the kid use it instead. It cannot have a password created for it.

Guest Account - Turn On or Off

Hope this helps.
Thanks for this
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15 Oct 2013   #5
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome. Glad we could help.
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