Windows password problems

  the_face 15:16 09 Nov 2003
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Hello,

I have just learned that kids seem to know more about computers than me. Apparently it is possible to dodge a Windows password prompt merely by pressing Esc.

This I have tried and it is quite correct.

How do I beef up the security of my PC? i.e. how do I stop the little nippers messing around on my machine?

Thanks.

  spikeychris 15:29 09 Nov 2003

Opps up to 2K and XP have never been any good with security. What are you running?

  spikeychris 15:30 09 Nov 2003

Easiest way, irrespective of your OS is to activate the BIOS password.

  graham√ 15:33 09 Nov 2003

Lock the mouse away.

  the_face 15:35 09 Nov 2003

hi, am running Windows ME.

Can't believe how lax the security is...

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