Security questions are a traditional way to add extra protection for your sensitive data. They are very popular in the software world. Various online services like e-mail, messengers and tons of other apps and websites use them to verify that it is you who's trying to reset the password for an account. Here is good news for Windows 10 users, because the same feature has been added to local accounts in the OS!
Although the concept of multiple users sharing one device or one PC is getting rarer by the day, there are still cases when you have to share PCs and switch users fast. In earlier versions of Windows before Windows 10, we had a Switch Users command in the Shutdown menu inside the Start Menu to quickly switch users. In Windows 10, we have more ways to switch between users. If you find no use for the user switching feature, you can safely disable it. Here is how.
Although the concept of multiple users sharing one device or one PC is getting rarer by the day, there are still cases when you have to share PCs. In such a situation, it is useful to have multiple user accounts on a single PC. Today, we'll see how to create a new user account in Windows 10.
In this article, we will see how to delete a profile for a user account without deleting the account itself. This will allow you to reset all preferences and settings for all apps and Windows for a specific user.
In this article, we'll review a number of methods to prevent a user from changing his password in Windows 10. Once you follow the instructions in this article, the user won't be able to change his or her password. Here's how to do this.
You can add User Accounts Desktop context menu in Windows 10. This will allow you to manage various settings related to user accounts available on your PC directly without opening Settings. Let's see how.
As you may already know, it is possible to sign-in to your Windows 10 account using a special picture password. The picture password is a built-in security feature which allows you to perform three gestures on a picture that you have chosen. You can use the mouse pointer or your fingers to drawn on the picture. Today, we will see how to replay the picture password that you have set for your user account.
Windows 10 allows you to configure a Picture Password. It is an additional security protection for your user account. The idea behind this feature is to show tap or and draw some pattern over a picture on the sign-in screen with the mouse pointer or your finger (if you have a touchscreen). Let's see how to set up Picture Password in Windows 10.
Windows 10 shows you a list of all user accounts available on your PC in the bottom left corner of the logon screen. You can click the user avatar, enter the password if necessary, and login using the provided credentials. It is possible to disable certain user accounts in Windows 10. It won't be possible to use them for signing in after doing that. Here is how.
In Windows 10, user accounts have varying levels of access permissions. Two of the most common are standard users and administrators. When UAC was introduced in Vista, even the Administrator account's privileges were stripped unless a program was running elevated. While one can easily customize an account type using Group Policy and the Computer Management tool, Windows 10's simplified UI offers you a Standard account and an Administrator. Here is how you can switch between the two for an account that already exists.