Require a device to log in

Posted: 06-08-2008, 05:24 AM
Is it possible to make Windows require a device, instead of a password at log
ins? (pretty much have a flash drive BE the password to log in)

I can carry the device with me, so, no one can hack in (by guessing my
password) and I wouldn't have to type anything. In case I do lose my device,
I can hide a password reset device somewhere around the house.

any help is appreciated

Require a device to log in


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Mick Murphy
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RE: Require a device to log in
Posted: 06-08-2008, 09:01 AM
Pull your Hard Drive out, and take it with you!
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"Neto" wrote:
> Is it possible to make Windows require a device, instead of a password at log
> ins? (pretty much have a flash drive BE the password to log in)
>
> I can carry the device with me, so, no one can hack in (by guessing my
> password) and I wouldn't have to type anything. In case I do lose my device,
> I can hide a password reset device somewhere around the house.
>
> any help is appreciated
Malke
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Re: Require a device to log in
Posted: 06-08-2008, 01:06 PM
Neto wrote:
> Is it possible to make Windows require a device, instead of a password at
> log ins? (pretty much have a flash drive BE the password to log in)
>
> I can carry the device with me, so, no one can hack in (by guessing my
> password) and I wouldn't have to type anything. In case I do lose my
> device, I can hide a password reset device somewhere around the house.
>
> any help is appreciated
Google "smart cards".

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q...=Google+Search

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Bender
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Re: Require a device to log in
Posted: 06-09-2008, 07:49 AM
You might be able to use BitLocker, if you are using Vista Ultimate.

"Neto" <Neto@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> Is it possible to make Windows require a device, instead of a password at
> log
> ins? (pretty much have a flash drive BE the password to log in)
>
> I can carry the device with me, so, no one can hack in (by guessing my
> password) and I wouldn't have to type anything. In case I do lose my
> device,
> I can hide a password reset device somewhere around the house.
>
> any help is appreciated
 
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