on Mon, May 17, 2004 at 02:57:18AM +0200, Manuel Gutierrez Algaba (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote: > El dom, 16 de 05 de 2004 a las 03:09, Karsten M. Self escribi?: > > Sort of an oddball question, but... > > > > I'm working in a youth center with a ten-system computer lab, 80+ kids > > using it so far, Samba domain. > > > > Kids are anywhere from 6 to 18. > > > > _Most_ of them can deal with passwords. A few can't spell their own > > names (and most of 'em could use better typing skillz -- not to mention > > a far more discriminating taste in music....). > > > > But for a fair number of 'em, particulary the younger set, and a few > > others with learning disabilities, remembering passwords seems to be > > beyond the possible. Anyone have experience with setting up accounts > > for kids? > > > > Primary login is WinXP. Even here, the three-field login (username, > > pass, logon target (workstation/domain) is confusing. > Try another strategy. I'm sure they can remember "corners of the > keyboard". > > For example, they can remember qwa (nw corner), or zxc or 1qaz or > cde3.... You'd be surprised ;-) Though some sort of domain-word memorization might be helpful. Fruits, animales, etc. Not working too well ATM. Team pairing is my current preferred solution. Peace. -- Karsten M. Self <email@example.com> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/ What Part of "Gestalt" don't you understand? Soon ripe, soon rotten.
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