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3 Ways to Create Password for User Account in Windows 10

If you want to protect your Windows 10 laptop/desktop computer from unknown access, you can put a password on Windows 10 user account. The article presents three efficient methods to create password for user account on Windows 10 computer. Hope it can help you!

  1. Way 1: Create user password in Computer Management
  2. Way 2: Set password for user account in PC settings
  3. Way 3: Put password on user account in Control Panel

How to Set Password for User Account in Windows 10

Way 1: Create user password in Computer Management.

Step 1: Access Computer Management.

Step 2: Open the Users folder in Local Users and Groups.

Step 3: Right-click a user account and choose Set Password.

Step 4: Tap Proceed to continue.

Step 5: Enter a new password, reenter it and click OK.

After these five steps, a dialog shows up, prompting that the password has been set. In other words, your Windows 10 computer is protected with the password. Everyone should enter the password when they login Windows 10 using your account.

Way 2: Set password for user account in PC settings.

Step 1: Open PC settings.

Step 2: Click Users and accounts.

Step 3: Choose Sign-in options and tap the Add button under Password.

Step 4: Type a new password, retype it, input password hint and click Next.

Tip: In this method, the password hint is a required field.

Step 5: Choose Finish.

Way 3: Put password on user account in Control Panel.

Step 1: Enter Control Panel.

Step 2: Tap Change account type to move on.

Step 3: Select a user account.

Step 4: Choose Create a password.

Step 5: Enter a new password, reenter it, type password hint and click Create password.

Tip: The password hint is not a required field in this method, so you can skip the password hint box.

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