Strange Windows XP Behavior
On my Windows XP (SP1) box, I've got the screensaver setup to require a login. Formerly, I would get the login screen used at startup (or switch user). A few days ago, I starting getting an "Unlock Computer" dialog box instead.
Yet another anon
I've always had what you see. There is a setting to change but I can't remember what it is, and I'm not seeing what the other guy sees in Users in Control Panel.
Back in the day (and I assume still currently) prospective Naval Aviators were screened using a similary two part test called the "AQT/FAR". It was (is?) a two part written test for prospective aviators; one part tests math aptitude and the other tests aptitude for flying. If you fail, you were (are) disqualified from eligibility for the flight program. My recollection, although some 20+ years ago, was that it was it was pretty straight forward.
dumbass posted in wrong forum, disregard
Yet another anon,
InsideInfo, I think you nailed it. I installed some VPN software for my wife to connect into her work this week.
Yet another anon
The loss of functionality in this mode is that you cannot switch users.
The birhgt 'n' colourful login screen is not allowed for domain-connected computers for a couple of reasons; one, if you have 1,000 users, scrolling through the list to find yours is going to be a PITA; two, clicking on a name in the list makes an initial attempt to log on with no password, and if that fails it then prompts you for one -- this would probably cause a lot of people to get locked out of their accounts under the "three strikes and you're out" rule normally deployed.
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