OT: High Performance Laptops

George Sinos gsinos at gmail.com
Mon Sep 10 12:52:12 EDT 2012


Most of them don't work very well and you end up typing in your password anyway.

According to this Ars Technica article, at least one of the readers
isn't very secure.

<http://arstechnica.com/security/2012/09/windows-passwords-exposed/>

gs

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On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 11:19 AM, John Sessoms <jsessoms002 at nc.rr.com> wrote:
> From: Tom C
>
>> If someone tells me 'you'll have to buy a custom laptop and pay
>> through the nose', I suspect that already. :)
>>
>> I'm not sure why FP readers have not become ubiquitous. I'm not
>> hyper-security concerned on a personal laptop, because I don't keep
>> sacred information on it to begin with. It seems the would have been a
>> great success...
>>
>> Tom C.
>
>
> Possibly because they can be a PITA.
>
> I've got one on my Toshiba. There are times when I have to use all of the
> fingers on both hands before it finds one it likes. Frequently it's easier,
> less time consuming to just change log-in methods and type in my password.
>
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