Windows XP Home Edition

  Old Soldier 16:10 15 Nov 2003

Have upgraded to Windows XP Home Edition and it works fine but have lost password protection that I had in Windows 98SE which stopped my children loggin in to my files.
Can I get it back & how?

  Proxy Worm 16:13 15 Nov 2003

Have you got individual accounts, like one for your kids and one for you?

  Proxy Worm 16:13 15 Nov 2003

Or set other peoples (eg, kids) to have limited accounts then click dont share files!

  Old Soldier 16:33 15 Nov 2003

Proxy Worm
I have separate login pictures on the login screen but just clicking on them gives access to any or anyone. Presume these are the separate accounts you mention.

  VoG II 17:01 15 Nov 2003

Start, Run, type in

control userpasswords2

and click OK

On the users tab, check whether "Users must enter a username and password to use this computer" is ticked.

  Old Soldier 17:09 15 Nov 2003

Have resolved the problem by going into Control Panel/User Accounts and setting up Passwords.
Now happy user!!

  VoG II 17:10 15 Nov 2003

Or change the account properties in Control Panel/User accounts.

  powerless 17:18 15 Nov 2003

To have passwords for user accounts you must be using NTFS.

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