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Old 12-28-2006, 10:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Okay, My dads been snooping around in my account, And I dont want him there. The normal password stuff isnt gonna work, cause he's an admin, and will get ****ed if he's not.

Is there anyway to password my account permanently?
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Old 12-28-2006, 10:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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yes set the account to private and this will block everyone access except your account.
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Old 12-29-2006, 01:50 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Okay, if this works, I'll thank you.
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It didnt work. I went onto his account and tried to get rid of my password, Success. My password was gone.

Or is there some secret way of privating my account?

Cause I did the thing that comes up after you create a password.
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Old 12-29-2006, 11:59 AM   #5 (permalink)
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boss as long as he is admin u can **ck the idea of a secret account!!!
try this ... install a separate operating system on ur comp
and become ur own administrator!!!
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What exactly dont u want him to see? files?
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If it were me, I'd change his password. lol
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If it were me, I'd change his password.
Even if he changes the password the Administrator can "remove" this password and then access the account with no password.

If it is just files you want to hide, although I don't know why you would, I would just download some kind of encryption tool and encrypt the files you want to keep secret.

You could also keep secret files on a USB drive. You can encrypt the entire USB drive's file system so it takes a password to access the drive in the first place. This is what I use at work to keep server passwords secure.
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Don't do anything you wouldn't want your dad to know about and you're good. There's a reason he wants to have access to your account, ya know.
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Even if he changes the password the Administrator can "remove" this password and then access the account with no password.

If it is just files you want to hide, although I don't know why you would, I would just download some kind of encryption tool and encrypt the files you want to keep secret.

You could also keep secret files on a USB drive. You can encrypt the entire USB drive's file system so it takes a password to access the drive in the first place. This is what I use at work to keep server passwords secure.
The thing I want to protect is my history. And its ****ing annoying to just clear it constantly. I go to sites that arent very legal (Not keygen sites, wink wink) and get pop-ups for "HOT JESSICA ALBA SEX TAPE!" And **** like that. My dad thinks I went to those purposely, So he bans me from the computer for 4 days.
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