A. Good for you, Ed. The best way to learn is by doing. If you need any additional help, I've got a great guide that walks you through setting up a PC. I wrote one for Mac users, too!
There are actually three different types of account you can set up on a Windows computer: administrator, standard and guest. The one you choose determines how much control you have over your computer's features, and how much security you have.
So, which one is best to use every day? The answer may surprise you.