We'll look at two sharing scenarios. First, at work and home, where people can protect their email with their own password-protected Windows user accounts. Second, sharing a public computer using the Outlook Web App or some other browser-based email app.
Other videos in this course
This video is part of a training course called Password protect your mailbox. You can download the entire course or watch the videos online:
- Video: Password protect your mailbox. (You are here!) We'll look at two sharing scenarios. First, at work and home, where people can protect their email with their own password-protected Windows user accounts. Second, sharing a public computer using the Outlook Web App or some other browser-based email app.
- Video: Sharing at work and home. Using password-protected Windows user accounts is the easiest and most secure way to share a computer. The first time a user signs in, a Windows user account and personal workspace is created on the computer. After multiple users have been added to the computer, they can each sign in to access their email in Outlook.
- Video: Sharing a public computer. On a public computer that may be shared with a hundred people, it doesn’t make sense to create individual Windows user accounts. In this case, everyone shares one user account. If you're the computer owner, you can restrict permissions on the account so users can access their email but can't make changes to the computer itself, like add or remove programs. The easiest and most secure way to access email on a public computer is through a web browser.
- Video: More ways to protect your email. Windows user accounts are the best way to protect your email on a shared computer. But if you want additional protection, there are two more things you can do. First, you can require a logon to access your Exchange email. Second, you can add a password to help protect your data files.
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