Winlogon handles interface functions that are independent of authentication policy. It creates the desktops for the window station, implements time-out operations, and provides a set of support functions for the GINA.

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Creating desktops and registering a secure attention sequence (SAS)

Initializing Winlogon

The different states in which Winlogon can run

Winlogon States

Time out operations

Supported Dialog Box Service Time-out Operations

Sending messages to the GINA while a dialog box is displayed

Sending Messages to the GINA

Support functions for the GINA

Winlogon Support Functions