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  1. #21



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    Helsinki
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    the touchpad, as well as touch screens can not take fingerprints. they detect where your finger goes, but it cant detect fingerprints, since it's just a glass with some electricity on it.

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  2. #22


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    You REALLY believe that? Try this take some baby powder lightly sprinkle it onto your touchpad, then take a blush makeup brush and VERY lightly brush it off.. LOOKY there!! your fingerprints are ON it!! Now who's to say, that those fingerprint images cannot be transferred electronically to saaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy Big Brother?
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  3. #23



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    You better watch those words before the government comes to change your opinion
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  4. #24


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    *looks around* The truth is out there.

    ANYWAYS I'm to smart for them. I wear doctor's latex gloves while on my computer, and I carry in my car alcohol prep pads. MY fingerprints aren't ANYWHERE! *Checks phone for wiretaps*
    Last edited by Mike Lonewolf; 28 Jan 2012 at 13:20.
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  5. #25



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    But what about your dna?
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  6. #26


    I can't understand why people are so surprized..

    I thought it was well known feature, especially for people in Windows 8 forum.

    This was the whole point of logging in with Windows live ID. It has been reported and documented fairly well since Windows build event:
    Signing in to Windows 8 with a Windows Live ID - Building Windows 8 - Site Home - MSDN Blogs
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  7. #27


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    Quote Originally Posted by Kynix View Post
    But what about your dna?
    Not possible, would have to come from the scraping under your fingernails, or skin cells. BUT there is always Windows 9!
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  8. #28


    Wanaka, New Zealand
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    Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64


    If you create a local account it will keep you off the cloud.
    MS have said that it is to help keep all our PC settings and restore them easily, but I think this is just the start. It is easy enough to back up your appdata so that you can quickly and easily restore every thing yourself. Our private information is worth big dollars to companies like MS, google, facebook etc. That they target you with advertising based on what you search, post and you friends details also.
    I know it sounds very 'Big Brother' but it is true.
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  9. #29


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    Quote Originally Posted by jamezb3 View Post
    If you create a local account it will keep you off the cloud.
    MS have said that it is to help keep all our PC settings and restore them easily, but I think this is just the start. It is easy enough to back up your appdata so that you can quickly and easily restore every thing yourself. Our private information is worth big dollars to companies like MS, google, facebook etc. That they target you with advertising based on what you search, post and you friends details also.
    I know it sounds very 'Big Brother' but it is true.
    That scare me out. I will remove my Windowslive logon ID.
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