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Windows® 8.1 Absolute Beginner’s Guide by Alan Wright, Paul Sanna

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17. Sharing Your Windows Computer with Others

In This Chapter

Learning About Windows 8 Account Types

Adding a New User

Creating a PIN or Picture Password

Removing a User Account

Secure Your Device and Use Strong Passwords

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The easiest way to share your Windows 8 computer with other users is to provide your username and password to whomever you want to share with. However, you probably would prefer a more secure solution for giving others access to your Windows 8 computer—yet another reminder that the easiest way is seldom the best way. The best way to share your Windows 8 computer is to create a separate account for anyone to whom you ...

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