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Question: How can I change the default windows login to another user besides Administrator?

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This can commonly happen as Administrator is the first account created. Most people will just use Administrator as the user name to do their daily tasks on the computer. Then the day comes when your kids want to use the computer for game or homework and you really don't want them to mess up your desktop or resolution settings.

Easy known solution for this:

You have to assign a password to the Admin account and setup another user as admin. The admin account should disappear and you will always be prompted with the User & Guest account.

The account and username changes and settings can be found at Start Menu -> Settings -> Control Panel -> User Accounts. This may be slightly different depending which version of Microsoft Windows that you are running. This should be very easy for you to find and figure out.

Here are (2) different examples where this is done at in Control Panel:








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