Unlocking/Locking Hardware


VxAdmin and VxCentralScan require users to use an Election Manager Card and a security code to login. Both machines have a smartcard reader as shown below.

Both machines will display Machine Locked when turned on. To unlock the machine, insert your Election Manager Card into the attached card reader.

Enter the card security code and remove your Election Manager Card.

Note: A System Administrator Card may also be used to unlock VxAdmin.


Any time a machine will be left unattended, be sure to lock the machine by selecting Lock Machinein the upper right hand corner of the screen.



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