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On screen keyboard in windows non tablet at logon

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I need an onscreen keyboard that is capable of launching at the logon screen with the ability to press ctrl alt del on XP SP2 non tablet.

I have read on previous posts that is possible to use the one from tablet edition of xp.  It was not however made clear on how that was accomplished.  I have spent the past several days testing a dozen OSK's and have had no success. I have tried

Softboy
My-t-soft
touch-it
and on and on.

i am not opposed to paying under $100.00 for one but it would be great if i could find a way to use the one from tablet.
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by:johnb6767
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Do you use a CTRL+Alt+Delete secuire login by policy, and can that be altered if so?

I had did similar research for this once, but couldnt get past the secure login....it would only launch at the login prompt...ill find my notes..
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And did you try using the built in OSK to start with Windows?
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Starting On-Screen Keyboard Automatically When Windows Starts
http://www.microsoft.com/enable/training/windows2000/startkeyboard.aspx

Also, check out the accepted answer here......
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Operating_Systems/Q_21998064.html?query=osk&clearTAFilter=true

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by:cityofcocoabeach
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PC is on a domain requiring a secure login and pressing ctr-alt-del.  i have gotten the windows OSK to appear but sill cannot press Ctrl-Alt-Del.
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looks like i can get around the ctrl-alt-del on the domain after all i used the sc.exe cmd referenced inthe second link you sent and it seems to work fine.
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Cool. Glad its working. Have a great day!!
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