while the bios password option is a good answer, it doesn't answer the users question. Once you are logged in, what happens if there is a virus that steals your password? Even worse, what if you use the same password for your online banking, email, facebook, and so forth? He could even just be security aware.
Windows 7 certainly makes you go through different steps than windows xp. I am going to assume you know how to create a user account (more assistance complete with screen shots found here
Windows 7 default values for password expiration is 42 days. http://technet.micro...3(v=ws.10).aspx
check out the instructions for passage expiration
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