A system and methods are disclosed for preventing computers in a network from concurrently processing a task, where the task can be successfully processed by only one computer in the network at a time. The system comprises a plurality of computers connected to the network and a locking device connected to the network, wherein the locking device uses a password change system to control which computer in the network is able to process the task.

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