Re: Prevent a user from entering safe mode

From: Torgeir Bakken \(MVP\) (Torgeir.Bakken-spam_at_hydro.com)
Date: 04/29/05


Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2005 17:04:25 +0200

Malke wrote:

> Doug Knox MS-MVP wrote:
>
>> This isn't correct, Malke. A BIOS password prevents the machine from
>> even booting.
>>
>
> That's what I meant to happen, Doug. If the users decide to reboot into
> Safe Mode, they'll be stuck and have to call the IT Dept. for help. The
> consequences can then be made unpleasant enough that the users won't
> try to get around company policy again.
Hi,

I can't see how a BIOS password is able to differentiate between an
ordinary boot and a safe mode boot?

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