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Security Problem/ Standby Problem

Security Problem
I have a Windows 98 computer that lets you logon when you press cancel. Isn't that supposed to shut down the computer?

Standby Problem
My other problem is when I go on standby, it says I shut down the computer improperly when I turn it back on.

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Thanks to whoever helps me!

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Security Problem/ Standby Problem

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Well....the logon thing seems normal.

I use a w98 machine.
I could never get that PM stuff to work reliably.
I chased it around through driver and bios
I finally got tired of the thing and turned the whole mess off.
When I want to use the machine....I turn it on.
When I'm finished with the machine....I turn it off.
The machine is happy.....I'm happy.

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(NT) Thanks

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For better security buy Windows XP.

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You can't logon into it if all accounts are password protected and you don't know the password.

Note, however, that XP comes by default with a secret administrator account without password. That's a backdoor I can use to logon to practically any XP PC (with administrator capabilities!), because practically nobody takes the trouble to give it a password.


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Thanks for that.


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