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Windows 7: Possible - MULTIPLE Win 7 user profiles with DIFFERENT PASSWORDS???

04 Feb 2012   #1

Win7 Ultimate 64 bit
Possible - MULTIPLE Win 7 user profiles with DIFFERENT PASSWORDS???

I want to have separate profiles setup in Win 7 64 where by:

  • Shows one login/user when the system locks and depending upon the password provided....
  • ....system opens the appropriate, linked profile.
Have searched forums, Google, etc...and have come up with nothing. If this is a piece of software or a Windows 7 Hack....I'll do whatever is required.

Think about this if you're a programmer!!! I travel frequently and sometimes need the ball and chain to reboot the system or do something on the local machine but I don't need her snooping (things aren't so great at home). I already use LogMeIn and it works great but I believe in Belt and Suspenders. With something like this, you could give someone "your password" and not have to worry because it is a FRONT account.

So, in short;
  1. Multiple Windows User Profiles
  2. Linked by separate passwords
    • with different access rights to folders, drives, programs, etc...
    • but each only pulls up what is tied to that account/profile based on THE PASSWORD input.
This is or would be the ultimate security tool!!!!

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04 Feb 2012   #2

Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows Users are based on the account name, not password, and assigns rights based on user ACL, not password. Even if you were able to get to where one user account could use multiple passwords, you'd also have to rewrite the Windows security ACL mechanism to allow different rights to the same user based on the password. What you are asking is by no means trivial, and seems kind of counterproductive too - you can simply log in with different user accounts and passwords. Is there a reason or scenario where specifically you'd want to do it this other way?
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