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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Turn the Guest Account On or Off in Windows 7



SELECTIVE INFORMATION:
If you require someone to have temporary access to your computer, you can turn on the guest account. Individuals utilizing the guest account can't install software or hardware, modify settings, or produce a password.

This article will show how to turn the guest account on or off in Windows 7. By default the guest account is turned off in Windows 7.


Word Of Advice
Since the guest account permits a user to log on to a network, browse the Internet, and shut down the computer, you should turn off the guest account when it isn't being used.

CHOICE ONE

Turn On Guest Account

1. Open the Control Panel (Click on start logo and click on Control Panel,All Items View).

2. Click on the User Accounts icon.

3. Click on the Manage another account link.


4. If prompted by UAC, click on Yes.

5. Click on the named Guest account.

6. Click on the Turn On button.


7. The guest account is now turned on. End the User Accounts window.


Choice TWO

Turn Off Guest Account

1. Open the Control Panel (Click on start logo and click on Control Panel, All Items View).

2. Click on the User Accounts icon.

3. Click on the Manage another account link.


4. If prompted by UAC, click on Yes.

5. Click on the listed Guest account.


6. Click on the Turn off the guest account link.

7. The guest account is right away turned off. Close the User Accounts window.

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