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Dumb Newbie question...how do i set a password on my system??


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i went to system pref>>security and found that i could set a password when computer wakes from sleep or comes back from screensaver mode but ...

i want it to ask me for a password when i turn on the computer as well..
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Try this:

Go to system prefs > accounts > login options and uncheck login automatically as

that should do it since you wont be automatically logging in.
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