Vista performance and security
Just like in XP, when a Vista system is set up with multiple user profiles, different people can log on by clicking their account icon and entering a password. But this method leaves open the possibility, however remote, of a malicious program intercepting an account password by displaying a faux Windows logon screen.
For an extra later of security, you can force users to press Ctrl-Alt-Delete before they can log in. To do this, run netcplwiz, click the Advanced tab, and put a check next to Require users to press Ctrl+Alt+Delete.
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