How do I automatically log in to Windows XP?


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I tried disabling the default administrator log in account ( my "regular"
account has administrator privileges). Now my computer always beeps and halts
the log in for XP. How do I change my regular account and the default
administrator acoount to just let me log in automatically to Windows XP?
 
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TaurArian [MS-MVP]

.. Go to the Start Menu and the Run box.
.. Type in the following:
control userpasswords2
.. now click OK
.. In the new Windows that appears select the account you wish to make the primary logon.
.. Now uncheck the "Users must enter a username and password..." box.
.. Hit Apply and a dialog box will appear asking you to confirm the selected users
password.

Click OK.
The changes will work the next time you restart your computer.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;315231
How to Enable Automatic Logon in Windows

http://windowsxp.mvps.org/autologon.htm
Configure Windows XP to Automatically Login

Add Control UserPasswords2 to the Control Panel (Line 1)
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm


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|I tried disabling the default administrator log in account ( my "regular"
| account has administrator privileges). Now my computer always beeps and halts
| the log in for XP. How do I change my regular account and the default
| administrator acoount to just let me log in automatically to Windows XP?
 
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Gordon

paulj said:
I tried disabling the default administrator log in account ( my "regular"
account has administrator privileges). Now my computer always beeps and
halts
the log in for XP. How do I change my regular account and the default
administrator acoount to just let me log in automatically to Windows XP?


In addition to what TaurArian says, you ARE aware of the security
implications of an automatic log-in (both local AND remote) aren't you?
 

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