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How to login to an encrypted Windows 7 computer as a domain/local user

Jeff Barkow -

Turn the power on for your computer and you will be required to enter the BitLocker encryption password on the following screen.  Click Enter on your keyboard to continue

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With a correct BitLocker encryption password, Windows will now start.

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Press the Ctrl, Alt and Del keys on your keyboard for the login screen.

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Agree to the Stanford Computer and Network Policy Notice by clicking on Enter on your keyboard or selecting the OK button with your mouse.

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If the user presented on the next screen is not you, click on Switch User.

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Click on Other User.

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You will be presented with a login screen.  There are two types of Usernames - a local machine user (home use only computers) and a domain user (campus use computer or dual use, campus and home, computer). 

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If you are using a computer that has been set up for home use only and is not used on Stanford campus the Username is of the following format: .\<user name> .  You have to type in "." (dot/period), "\" (backslash) and then your username.  For example the user "John Doe" has to type in ".\John Doe".   The computer will remember this username going forward.

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Click on the arrow to continue with your login

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If your computer is been set up for Stanford use only or computer is used at home and on Stanford campus, the Username is of the following format: win\SUNET ID .  You have to type in "win", "\" (backslash) and then your SUNET ID. 

 

For example the user with SUNET ID "SCardinal" has to type in "win\SCardinal".   The computer will remember this username going forward.

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Enter your password and click on the arrow to continue your login

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