How to Create a Password for a User Account in Vista
This will show you how to create a password for your user account or another user account to a password that you want so the user account will be password protected.
If you use an Administrator account to create a password for any other user account, the user account will lose access to its encrypted files, e‑mail messages that are encrypted, and stored passwords for websites or network resources. It is best to create a password for a user account from within the same user account to avoid this.
Open the Control Panel. (Classic View)
A) Click on the User Accounts icon.2. To Create a Password for Your User Account
A) Click on the Click to Play button in the video below. 3. To Create a Password for Another User Account
NOTE: You can only change another user account's name from within a Administrator account
See the WARNING
at the top of the tutorial.
A) Click on the Click to Play button in the video below.