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Parental Controls/Login Password

  1. #1


    Posts : 149
    Windows 8.1

    Parental Controls/Login Password


    I have my windows 8.1 PC setup so that a password is needed to log into the PC.
    My daughter was able to bypass this by merely turning the PC off and then back on again. How do I go about preventing this from happening? There is no point in having a password on my PC if a merely child can bypass it by shutting it down and powering it back up.
    Thanks in advance.

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  2. #2


    UK
    Posts : 333
    Windows Server 2012 R2 / 8.1


    Hello this might help:

    Password Protection on Wakeup - Enable or Disable in Windows 8


    Also you can look at other methods of passwords for example picture password!

    More information below:

    Picture Password - Create, Change, or Remove in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,

    Cheers,
    Harry
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