Startup Password Feature in windows makes it more secure. Windows will asks for "Startup Password" before user account password. Follow these easy steps to setup. 1. Start => Run => syskey [Enter] (security warning may popup, click yes to conform). 2. Click Update on the Securing the Windows Account Database window. 3. Select the radio button " Password Startup " and provide the password and click OK to conform. 4. Lastly, click ok on " Success " Window. When the computer reboots it shows a window to enter Startup Password before starting windows.