How to set up a .NET Passport account in Windows XP
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A .NET Passport uses your e-mail address to provide you with personalized access to Passport-enabled services and Web sites. .NET Passport implements a single sign-in service that allows you to create a single user name and password. This article explains how to set up .NET Passport accounts in Windows XP.
.NET Passport helps to protect your information by using powerful encryption technology and comprehensive privacy policies, and you are in control over which sites have access to the information that is stored in your passport, including your e-mail and mailing addresses, except as described in the .NET Passport Privacy Statement. .NET Passport also takes steps to help protect your privacy on public or shared computers.
To start the .NET Passport Wizard, click Start, click Control Panel, and then click User Accounts.
NOTE: The steps to perform this task differ depending on whether your computer is a member of a network domain, part of a workgroup, or a stand-alone computer.
For a Windows XP-based computer on a domain, follow these steps:
If you have an Administrator account, follow these steps: