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Bypassing a locked workstation

By jbarber66 ·
I am looking at providing a Web-based Self-Service password reset for an organization. Problem comes when the password needs a reset and the workstation is locked (either on login, wake or screen-saver). Someone told me that Windows can be configured so that we can escape out of the locked workstation and be directed to a pre-determined, restricted web page. I have been looking around for a while now and can't locate any info on this. Any ideas ? Even third parties could work.
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Won't find it here

by tmalo627 In reply to Bypassing a locked workst ...

Members of TechRepublic do not assist with password bypass/recovery.

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Fries and a Large Coke - hold the onions!! ...

by OldER Mycroft In reply to Bypassing a locked workst ...

You've as much chance of supplying THAT from your self-service online system as anything you've just dreamt up! :^0

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Why reinvent the wheel?

by cmiller5400 In reply to Bypassing a locked workst ...

Look into Bindview's(Symantec) Password Self Service

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Look under the mousepad

by bc In reply to Why reinvent the wheel?

or a post-it stuck to the tower. We tell users not to write their passwords down, but they do anyway.

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