ARCHIVED: What is an account?

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In the context of computing and information technology, the term "account" generally refers to access rights. These can be rights to a given computer system or service, to a part of a system or service, or to a group of services. When you wish to access an account you have on a particular system, you authenticate by entering a username and password.

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