Definitions

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of login.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A combination of a user's identification and password used to enter a computer.
  • n. The process of logging on.

Etymologies

From the verb log on. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Usability that encourages service - Allowing retail systems to expose non-sensitive information without requiring a logon is a key goal for the Windows 8 lock screen.

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  • Your mail will probably be in the folder C: \Windows. old\Users\ your logon\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Mail\Local Folders, where your logon is your Windows user name.

    PC World

  • Your mail will probably be in the folder C: \Documents and Settings\your logon\Local Settings\Application Data\Identities\ {a really long number} \Microsoft\Outlook Express, where your logon is your Windows user name, and a really long number is, well, you'll know it when you open the Identities folder.

    Netflash

  • Your mail will probably be in the folder C: \Windows. old\Users\your logon\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Mail\Local Folders, where your logon is your Windows user name.

    Netflash

  • Your mail will probably be in the folder C: \Documents and Settings\your logon\Local Settings\Application Data\Identities\ \Microsoft\Outlook Express, where your logon is your Windows user name, and a really long number is, well, you'll know it when you open the Identities folder.

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  • **** This will display the "VM/370 ONLINE" message and then a period. type 'logon' at the '.' prompt.

    Legions of Lucifer Magazine Issue #10 (ANSI)

  • The most interesting use of server groups is to configure RDP settings (such as logon credentials) for multiple servers at once.

    4sysops

  • I have tried to "logon" to the router using the 72. 187.x.x instead of the 192.168.1.1 address but still get the same message.

    Virtual Dr Forums-Computer Tech Support

  • Alternatively, they can use other administration mechanisms, such as logon scripts, to directly modify the registry values described in the Registry settings section below.

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  • X:) and create a new folder named with your logon name (which I'm calling logon).

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