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#1 Caspersim

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Posted 18 February 2009 - 08:58 PM

I have a limited account for my young children to use. I set parental controls on to mainly filter web sites. I dont log anything (yet anyway) and dont have a password on my admin account. Vista constantly informs me, with a pop up bubble, of my admin account not having a password. How do I let vista know that I JUST DON'T CARE that there is no password? I dont want a password. I will deal with this when my kids are older.
I have tried 'change how windows alerts me' but that doesnt have anything to do with passwords.

Thank you.

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Posted 19 February 2009 - 04:35 PM

Hi Caspersim,

My name is Ron, and Im a part of the Windows Outreach Team. I thought Id take a second to jump in here.

One of the security upgrades that you see in Vista is a heightened alert program, this helps users know when they might be at risk. By not entering a password, you are keeping that red flag up for the system and it is trying to remind you that you might be at risk.

I did some searching and found basically the same thing you did, the alert changes you can make wont affect the password alerts.

Your best bet is creating a password for the admin account.

Hope this helps.

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Ron Windows Outreach Team

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Posted 19 February 2009 - 11:16 PM

Well, unfortunately that is what I figured.

Thank you for your time Ron.
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