Help and tips for managing account settings on Windows XP
#1: Remove the Welcome Screen
For increased security, you may wish to disable the Windows XP Welcome screen.
#2: Remove the Password Prompt after Standby or Hibernation
After hibernation or standby, you can stop Windows XP from asking for your password.
#3: Change Your Account Picture
Change the picture that appears next to your account in the Windows XP welcome screen.
#4: Logging on with the Caps Lock Key
Don't worry about having the Caps Lock key down when logging into your Windows XP account.
#5: Change Your Password
A quick how-to on changing Windows XP account passwords.
#6: Lock your Computer
Lock your Windows XP computer to keep it from prying eyes or fingers.
#7: Change your Username
You are not stuck with your current Windows XP account name - change it!
#8: Switching User Accounts
Switch user accounts without restarting your Windows XP machine.
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