Windows 98 Password

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How can I make a logon password for windows 98? I get the password box that comes up but just clicking cancel allows anyone to get in. How can I put a real password in there so that someone will need to know the password before the computer will boot up? Thanks.
 
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Welcome to the wonderful world of Windows security.....there is no security on Win98.

You could set up a local profile that will give someone no desktop or access to any other functionality if they do hit the cancel button. You have to use the Poledit utility. I think you can also put a password on the BIOS for a boot time password.
 
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Or password the bios. I have my desktop protected with a screensaver password. Yea I know nobody uses a screensaver anymore.
 

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I just want a password so the kids can't use the computer. A nice easy way please? Thanks.
 
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Depends on what you want to keep them out of doesn't it? There is NOTHING native to Win98 that will do it.
 
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Well if you don't want the kids to use the puter then password protect the BIOS
 
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