Every employee who
uses the network has an network account.
You will need a user name and
password to log on to the network.
You cannot access any network services
unless you login correctly.
Some points to
remember when logging on:
At certain times
of the year you may be prompted to
change your password for
security reasons. Remember your
password can be made up of a mix of
letters and numbers and shouldn't be
Your username is
not case sensitive but your password
It is important
to note that when you log on you
will have user rights but not
administration rights. This means
you will have limited access to
areas such as installing software
and changing some settings.
You will receive warning messages when
you login if your password is about to
expire, you can decide to leave changing
your password until this time. If
however you wish to change your password
right now, you can do this at any time
provided you are logged in correctly to
To do this, press the following keys in
sequence holding each key down:
Ctrl + Alt + Del
This will take you to the Windows
Security Dialogue Screen. From here
you select the appropriate option.
Lock Computer: This allows you to
lock your computer screen so only you
can access the PC (this can also be set
automatically from the screen saver
option) To log back in you simple enter
NB: An administrator can still unlock
Log Off or Shut Down: From here
also if you prefer.
Change Password: Here you are
requested to enter your current password
before entering a new password, twice to
negate typing errors.
Task Manager: Has a variety of
functions most useful of which to you
would be the option to close down an
application that has frozen. This does
happen with MS applications sometimes.
Closing down the application from here
will save you having to restart your
machine when just one application has
locked up and frozen.