How can I make XP open only with password

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    XP is not showing me the page to enter my password at log on. I am the administrator and I created a password when installing but XP opens without asking for my password.
     
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    What is the reason for this please?
     
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    I have only the one admin account that I have been using. If I create another account and use that as my everyday account, when I do something that need admin privileges what do I do (while logged in with the non admin account)?
     
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    I have created a new Admin Account.

    (1) Does my new admin account contain exactly the same privileges of the old built in Admin account?

    (2) Can I copy my Personal Settings to my new admin account from the old built in admin account, or do I have to customize everything all over again in the new one?
     
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    https://kb.iu.edu/d/aidk

    https://www.techrepublic.com/blog/w...-i-recover-a-damaged-windows-xp-user-profile/

    • Administrator account. The administrator can do everything with the computer and can go anywhere he or she desires—essentially giving that person control over the entire computer, including other accounts. The administrator account can never be disabled or deleted.
    • Standard account. Users with standard accounts can install programs and hardware, change pictures and related personal data, and create, change, or remove passwords.
    • Guest account. A guest account doesn't require a password, can't add or remove programs from the computer, and is disabled by default. This account type is ideal for kids and students.
     
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