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Keyboard Controller Password Security Disclosure Number: IPCOM000058970D
Original Publication Date: 1988-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-15

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Bealkowski, R Lehman, CT Nguyen, TT [+details]


This article describes a technique which allows the user of a personal computer (PC) to define a keyboard initiated hot key to invoke a keyboard controller password security. The user may choose one key which when used in conjunction with the Ctrl and Alt key invokes an Intel* 8042 password secure mode.