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Wrong; no additional risk
Authored by: PatentBoy on Jun 20, '05 03:06:24PM

There is no risk if the computer always boots into the login window.

But, in my opinion, if the computer boots into a User account and that User (who is logged in) selects the login window, while going to lunch for example, another could reboot his machine and the machine would then boot into the User account automatically giving the other user access to the computer.

Am I missing something? perhaps I do not understand the complete situation.

PatentBoy



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Wrong; no additional risk
Authored by: PatentBoy on Jun 20, '05 03:11:24PM

I finally figured it out...

If someone is logged onto the machine, it will not be able to be restarted unless an admin password is provided to safeguard the current users un-saved work, etc.

sorry for the confusion...



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Wrong; no additional risk
Authored by: Shawn Parr on Jun 20, '05 03:52:09PM

No problem. Hold the power button down for a few seconds. The machine turns off.

Turn machine on and have access to any personal files for an auto login user...



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