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Windows 7: Setting up a user account password?

16 Aug 2014   #1
Max Pen

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
Setting up a user account password?

Good idea or not? Also what if you forgot your pass then how can you get back on your account?

Log in through admin account and change pass for your user account? Or what?


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16 Aug 2014   #2
HarriePateman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Passwords are always good.

Here is a Tutorial: User Account - Reset Password in Windows 7
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16 Aug 2014   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

I keep all my passwords in a Rolodex just in case I forget one.
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16 Aug 2014   #4
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Without a password anyone with physical access to your computer can do whatever they want. In a business environment a password is essential. In a home setting this is less so but still recommended.

A password that is written down is not ideal but far better than having no password at all.

For security it is always recommended to assign a password to the Administrator account. This is more important even then for your own account.
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