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Logon Password

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by crossing75, Sep 10, 2003.

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  1. crossing75

    crossing75 Thread Starter

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    I know this is a dumb but here goes. My Grandson has a Gateway Computer, and is running WindowsXP Pro. He wants to know how he can setup a Logon Password so that no one else can use his computer. I did this on my Dell, but for the life of me I cannot remember how (having a senior moment).
    Sure hope someone is willing to answer this question.

    Marilyn
     
  2. cybertech

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    I think you are looking for a bios password. For Dell press F2 to get into the bios.
     
  3. crossing75

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    Hi Cybertech,
    Thank you for getting back to me. I think you misunderstood what I was trying to explain. I have got a logon password with my Dell, but I forgot how I did it. I know it was simple. The problem now is my grandson needs one on his Gateway, and we don't know how to do it.

    Marilyn
     
  4. Rache

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    If it's like w2k you have to go into control panel/admin tools/local security policy (I think).
     
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    Gateway site Does this help? I think you still use F2 to enter the bios.
     
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    Thank you Casey, that's what we were looking for!

    Marilyn
     
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