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second user account on XP Home Edition

 
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Jameson30



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PostPosted: Sun Dec 14, 2008 2:51 pm    Post subject: second user account on XP Home Edition Reply with quote

Hello

Is there anyway that I can set up a second user account on my XP Home Edition laptop which will enable other members of my familiy to use it but will prevent them from looking at +/or copy my documents/files.

When I tried through Control Panel I could set up a second account and put a password restriction on my account at the login screen but I could still gain access to my restricted account and see the documents via MY Computer.

Is there a solution?

Thank you
Jack
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SoftStag



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PostPosted: Sun Dec 14, 2008 6:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You can create a new user in User Accounts from the Control Panel. From here you can also set a password for your existing account if you don't have one.
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