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Would be nice if they narrowed the attack surface -

"A new (unneeded if devices sufficiently uniquely identifiable?) keyboard has been plugged in, please type <random char sequence> to confirm"




You're on a desktop computer, and you've just spilled water on the keyboard. How do you replace it?


You plug in a USB keyboard. On the display it says "New USB keyboard detected! Type XYSJRF on the new keyboard to enable it". You type XYSJRF on the external keyboard and then use it like normal.




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