Yes, if you have a BIOS password, you'll have to enter that during the boot, then the password for the desktop. You can configure XP to bypass the system login if you're the only user that ever uses the machine.
Got'cha both! We are in a ****ty small town in southern AZ, where used computer shops don't exist and bus service stinks! That's why her method works! If they try to temporarily take the parts off their father's PC, he WILL know and tear them a new orfice!
if i wanted to be totally sure my machine was safe, i would have to actually unplug the tower and take it with me, cos everyone that could access it can get past the bios password, windows passwords, and any other password i have managed to set up.
and there is far too many keyboards, mice, and power cords laying around my room for that to work.
if i had a removable hard disk caddy in the face of my machine, then that would make it real hard for them though.
can anybody else shed some light on a way to over ride a login password.....even if you are the administrator....ready the problem situation in my earlier post if you dont already know whay im talking about.
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