There are two main ways to close the password to the computer.
One of them uses the security policy of the operating system - in this case, the password will be requested after the OS is loaded, when the user logs on to his "account".
Another way is attached to the BIOS - a set of firmware placed in the chip on the motherboard, and providing an initial check and initiation of the computer system when it is plugged into the network.
Press the win key or click the "Start" button. If you did not change the default appearance of the main menu, then its avatar will have an avatar and user name - click on the avatar to open the "User Accounts" window. In the window that opens, click the "Home" button to go to the main window of this OS component. If you have the "classic" view of the main menu turned on, you can access the same window by selecting "Control Panel" in the menu and clicking on the "User Accounts" link.
Select your account at the bottom of this window, and in the next window go to the "Create a password" link. You will be offered a form in which you need to enter twice password, As well as a phrase that can serve as a hint in case you forget this password. Filling out the form, click the button "Create password".
There is another way of authorization, which is not tied to the operating system. When you use it password Will be requested at the stage of turning on the computer, before loading the OS. To establish such a password You need to enter the settings change panelBIOS (Basic Input / Output System - "Basic input / output system"). To do this, initiate a restart of the operating system, and when the OS is finished and the BIOS starts checking the computer's devices, wait until the LED indicators on the keyboard blink and press the Delete key. Most often it is used to enter the BIOS settings, but other options are also possible - for example, the function keys f1, f2, f10, the esc key, the ctrl + alt, ctrl + alt + esc, ctrl + alt + ins.
Select BIOS Setting Password and press Enter. Then type password In the appeared field and again press Enter. The BIOS prompts you to confirm the entered password - press Enter again. Then select Save and Exit Setup to save the changes made in the BIOS settings and initiate a new start of the computer. In other versions, the password setting option can be placed in the Advanced BIOS Features or Security sections