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Windows 7: Extra Windows Login Security

31 May 2015   #1

Extra Windows Login Security


I am looking to install a third party piece of software that will allow me to enter another password at the Windows Login Screen.

Does anyone know what software can do this?

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31 May 2015   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Windows built-in Secure Logon not good enough?

Secure Logon - Press CTRL + ALT + DELETE to log on

I wonder what professionals will say in this matter.
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31 May 2015   #3


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GokAy View Post
Windows built-in Secure Logon not good enough?

Secure Logon - Press CTRL + ALT + DELETE to log on
That's for the prompt response.

I have already enabled this though I want another layer of protection.
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31 May 2015   #4


I don't know of one that gives and extra password at logon, but you can use syskey to add one at boot if that is any good to you.

SysKey - Set Startup Password to Lock or Unlock Windows
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31 May 2015   #5


Thanks for the suggestion.

I wouldn't need it on boot. Just want it on the general lock screen.
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31 May 2015   #6

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

I guess you could hack something together using something like pGina?
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01 Jun 2015   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Two passwords don't provide any additional security in comparison to a single, longer password.
What you should look into if you want more security is some form of two factor authentication.
Some examples may include face recognition, fingerprint reader or a hardware module.
A better option of course is to go for full-disk encryption, where additional passwords are asked at boot. Also this prevents anyone to put the hard disk in another computer and bypass Windows at all.
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01 Jun 2015   #8

W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit

What about setting up a boot password via the bios? Some systems allow that but could be dangerous if you forget the password.
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02 Jun 2015   #9
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

What kind of problem are you trying to solve that you want two passwords?
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