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    Login password?

    My question is about the User function on Windows 98 Second Edition (Word 2000). Mine is a home computer on which I am the only user. On start up, a dialogue box asks for my user's password. One day - deciding to exit before I logged in - I clicked the cancel box. To my dismay, I found that the desktop loaded anyway. This means that anyone who comes into my home (invited or uninvited) can access my computer and therefore read and print out all my documents even though they don't know the password! My security is seriously compromised.

    How can I prevent the desktop loading with the correct password being typed in?

    Thank you.

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    Re: Login password?

    Upgrade to Windows 2000 or wait till Windows XP (2002) is released.
    Win 9X OS's are NOT secure.

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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    Re: Login password?

    Hi

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    Re: Login password?

    Thank you very much for your advice.

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    Re: Login password?

    Thank you for your advice. Unfortunately, I am unable to upgrade at the present time.

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