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Windows 7: Make a Boot password in windows 7

04 May 2012   #1
luke127

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit at home and Windows 7 professional at school.
 
 
Make a Boot password in windows 7

Hey guys I have actually done this once but I can't remember the site I found the code for it on. It uses run but I erase my cookies daily to keep mum off my trail as this is her PC. Now I am going to rebuild MY laptop and I was going to ask can anyone tell me how to make a password that will ask for itself BEFORE the welcome screen. Please don't suggest BIOS settings as I already know about this however you are limited to 8 character passwords and I was hoping for bigger. I know this is do able if anyone can figure out the run code for this it would be great thanks!

I am using Windows 7 home premium with a Acer PC although the make and model won't affect this as it's a windows 7 setting


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04 May 2012   #2
Dave Atkin

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hello,

I don't really know why you are trying to do this. A widows password will be enough to secure your data, especially if your only concern is your mum...

Again, with the BIOS boot password, 8 characters is more than enough in most situations - Although you can bypass these with some tom foolery.

Also... Don't make duplicate threads. It congests the forum.
http://www.sevenforums.com/general-d...in-screen.html



Dave
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04 May 2012   #3
luke127

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit at home and Windows 7 professional at school.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dave Atkin View Post
Hello,

I don't really know why you are trying to do this. A widows password will be enough to secure your data, especially if your only concern is your mum...

Again, with the BIOS boot password, 8 characters is more than enough in most situations - Although you can bypass these with some tom foolery.

Also... Don't make duplicate threads. It congests the forum.
http://www.sevenforums.com/general-d...in-screen.html



Dave
That link is one I cannot access. However I did not get an answer there. So I thought it was in the wrong section and secondly this idea IS NOT for my mum's PC it's for MY laptop which I am rebuilding
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04 May 2012   #4
luke127

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit at home and Windows 7 professional at school.
 
 

Also this password IS do able and if I find the run code for it I swear I will post it here and prove it!
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