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Disable the ESC key when during LOGIN time!

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Did any one know how to disable the ESC key when during the user login period.

Because I made my Win98 when it start it will request user to login but I found that it can be bypass the login by pressing ESC key!

So how to disable the ESC key during logging time?
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by:hewittg
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Quark,

http://www.winmag.com/library/1997/1102/mh_sw1.htm

Check crowd control out.  This will do what you want I think.  Give you good security in 95.

Reading your question though, is it 95 or 98?

Glenn
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I am using Windows98!
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I think you better solve this problem in another way! I recomment using the system policy editor available in the resource kit from windows. After installing this simple program you have a lot of things you can secure your desktop and also logging in. For instance you can use a policy that windows doens't allow a user to not logging in.

Any specific related questions are welcome

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by:Quark
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I have try the System Policy Editor.
But that is no such option to disable the ESC key during loging time!
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by:ahalya
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Quark,

What about the "Cancel" button ? It should also be disabled, in addition to the "ESC" key.

But, anyone would still be able to give in a NEW username and password, and create a new account.

You can use Policy Editor to control the access to certain features, But if that person has a copy of POLEDIT.EXE, then he can change all access controls.

In short, Win9x does not give you much security.
You may use an external programs to "Enforce" only certain usernames, and if the username used is not in a given list, then restart the computer, and i doubt you can do much else beyond that.

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by:Quark
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ahalya, you are correct. How about the 'Cancel' button?

Anyways I have found a nice 3rd party shareware to solve the ESC key problem.

The shareware name is
 Super Rabbit Magic Set v2.98
 http://www.superr.net/eng

Well you can try on in too.
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