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Microsoft Windows Vista On Demand by Steve Johnson - Perspection, Inc.

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Securing a Computer

Windows Vista provides several ways to secure your computer.

Create User Accounts

For a shared or workgroup computer, there are two main types of user accounts: administrator and standard. For a domain network computer, different account types (administrator, standard user, restricted user) provide similar permissions as the ones on a shared or workgroup computer.

The administrator account is for the person who needs to make changes to anything on the computer as well as manage user accounts. An administrator account can install programs and hardware, make system-wide changes, access and read all non private files, create and delete user accounts, change other people’s accounts, change your own account name and type, change ...

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