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How do I create a password for the Administrator account in Win 7?


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#1 spc3rd

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Posted 27 December 2011 - 09:22 AM

Good morning everyone,

Please pardon me...as I know this probably sounds like a dumb question. Unfortunately, I'm trying to learn a little about how Win 7 works...so I'm starting from scratch, so-to-speak.

What I've done thus far & what info I am seeking:

I've looked at all the tutorials I can find here on the BC site and even tried typing a query in the search box, but have been unable to find any instructions which explain how to create a password for the Windows 7 default Administrator account (or even a separately-created Administrator account).

(The tutorials I have already reviewed indicate the Win 7 default Administrator account is by default...disabled (on a new computer, I'm guessing), and after going through the multi-step process of enabling the Admin account, it is recommended the user secure the account with a strong password).

Thank you for your time and any information regarding this issue!

Regards to all!

Edited by spc3rd, 27 December 2011 - 09:31 AM.

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Posted 27 December 2011 - 12:58 PM

with the admin acct activated ,in the admin acct ,go to start /control panel ,users ,click on the admin acct and choose setup password,if you are in your own user acct ,go to users in control panel and choose manage another acct ,

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Posted 27 December 2011 - 01:58 PM

Thanks very much for the info, caperjac! :thumbup2:

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Posted 27 December 2011 - 02:19 PM

Your welcome .

a wealth of info on win7 can be found in bleepingcomnputer tutorials ,

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/

and other sites tutorials like the one in the link below .

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/


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