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User Locking

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8

    User Locking

    Hello all,

    I need help getting Windows 8 to work in my business environment. The issue I am having is users can lock the computer and there is no way to over ride and log in as an administrator. What would be the best way to accomplish this in 8?

    I currently have it set to require a username and password.

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  2. #2

    Posts : 22,579
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello JP, and welcome to Seven Forums.

    You should be able to click on the back arrow button at the top left corner to then be able to enter the user name and password of the administrator account on the sign in screen to sign in to the administrator account even when the other account is locked.

    Sign in with User Name and Password in Windows 8

    Click image for larger version

    Hope this helps,
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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