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Show Window while Computer is locked

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Hello

For a alarm-system in our company i want to show a message-window at the
users screen while some events, even the users computer (Win XP SP 2 in
domain) is locked.

How can i show a window from VB.net while the computer is locked down?

Best regards

Josh

Jan 10 '08 #1
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"Josh Burkard" <jb@josh-burkard.chwrote in news:47865f4c$1_4
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For a alarm-system in our company i want to show a message-window at the
users screen while some events, even the users computer (Win XP SP 2 in
domain) is locked.

How can i show a window from VB.net while the computer is locked down?
I don't think that's possible - the machine is locked, hence no windows can
be displayed.

If windows could be displayed, that would present a security hazard (i.e.
applications could display sensitive information while locked).

If the machine is locked - who's going to be reading the messages?

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Jan 10 '08 #2

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A co-worker of mine suggested making a screen saver style application that
should be able to display something while the computer is locked (you'll
have to check ?).

The screen saver though is called by the OS, so you'll still have a period
of time during whihc you can't display anything (depending on the screen
saver settings).

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Patrice

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Hello

For a alarm-system in our company i want to show a message-window at the
users screen while some events, even the users computer (Win XP SP 2 in
domain) is locked.

How can i show a window from VB.net while the computer is locked down?

Best regards

Josh

Jan 10 '08 #3

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