Traditional approaches to provide Hotel guests with computers have been to provide a machine which typically runs Microsoft Windows for the guest. These Windows based computers are susceptible to computer viruses and Spyware. Windows based computers need constant attention and are easily misconfigured by hotel guests. While various security methods can be used to protect Windows based computers from misconfiguration, these can be easily bypassed by using special software. This white paper describes Thinix which has been designed from the ground up to be secure and not susceptible to these problems.