The Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor will help you to determine if your Windows XP-based PC can run Windows Vista. You can also use the Upgrade Advisor to determine if your Windows Vista-based PC is ready for an upgrade to a more powerful edition of Windows Vista.
This small software tool will scan your computer and create an easy-to-understand report of all known system, device, and program compatibility issues, and recommend ways to resolve them. Upgrade Advisor can also help you to choose the edition of Windows Vista that best fits the way you want to use your computer.
Data security on lost or stolen PC devices is a growing concern among security experts and corporate executives. The data stored on the PC asset is often significantly more valuable to a corporation than the asset itself, and the loss, theft or unwanted disclosure of that data can be very damaging.
Passwords provide the first line of defense against unauthorized access to your computer. The stronger your password, the more protected your computer will be from hackers and malicious software. You should make sure you have strong passwords for all accounts on your computer. If you're using a corporate network, your network administrator might require you to use a strong password.
What makes a password strong (or weak)?
A strong password:
•Is at least eight characters long.
•Does not contain your user name, real name, or company name.
•Does not contain a complete word.
- This security recovery utility tool only unlocks the administrative account on the DS Storage Manager on which the tool is run.
- This task only explains how to use the security recovery utility tool to unlock the administrative account. The topic "Unlocking a user account" describes how to unlock a non-administrative user account.
- The security recovery utility tool is a script that is installed in a file directory. You run the script from the directory.
Step by step method
1. Press the Enter key. The script runs and the administrative account is unlocked. The password is reset to the default (admin).
Here is simple step by step to configure password in IBM system. The first thing you must have administrator-level privileges to define password rules. If you do not have administrator-level privileges, Password settings does not display in the in the Select Action drop-down menu of the User administration — Main page.
1. Under Monitor system, select User administration. In User administration — Main page, select Password settings in the Select Action drop-down box. The Password settings page is displayed.
2. Specify the number of days after that a password expires in the Password expires (days) field. An entry of 0 will result in passwords never expiring.
3. Specify the number logins after which no more attempts are allowed in the Failed logins allowed field. An entry of 0 will allow an unlimited number of attempts.
4. Click Ok. The password setting are immediately applied.
The password and its use must meet the following criteria: