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Windows XP Won't Allow Me to Create a Logon Password

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I am the IT admin at an embassy in Washington DC. My boss wants to create a logon password for his account, but it won't let him. The account is currently categorized as an administrator account. What is the protocol needed to create a logon password for XP?
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SheharyaarSaahil earned 500 total points
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Hello enzymemedia =)

to create a logon password, u have to open Control Panel>User Accounts>Choose the account for which u want to set the password, and then click on Create a Password

it shud create a Logon password.... what is the error u are getting while doing this ??
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Are you able to login to the computer and follow Sheharyaar's steps above? You may need to logon as administrator on the box if you remember the password that was used when installing XP for that computer if you can't login yourself.
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