Ctrl+Alt+Del Secure Login Windows 7

Add an extra layer of security on your Windows 7 login to make sure your not entering your precious password for a malicious program.


Were all not the best at keeping our computers protected, and sometimes stuff slips by. Some malicious programs can actually create a fake Windows 7 login screen. To make sure we are always on the default Windows 7 login when resuming activity or starting up our PC, we can use a simple setting.

Here’s a youtube screencast. Text and picture directions can be found below.

Open the start menu and type netplwiz – hit enter

netplwiz windows 7

On the User Accounts window that pops up, select the Advanced tab. Next you want to check off “Requires users to press Ctrl+Alt+Delete” under Secure logon. Hit apply then okay.

User Account ctrl+alt+del logon

You are now one more step closer to being protected! Be careful out there!

 

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Chris is a self-taught web designer and developer out of Atlanta, GA. This geek enjoys coffee, cold brews, bike riding, and twisting any form of tech into submission.
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