Welcome Screen

  Farleyjim 10:08 07 Mar 04
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How do I avoid having to click my name on the Welome screen to get Windows XP to load? On my old computer I somehow managed to have no name on the Welcome screen and Windows carried on to load without any clicking from me. Trouble is, I can't remember how I did it!

Thanks

  AubreyS 10:12 07 Mar 04

Control panel > accounts.

  Farleyjim 10:31 07 Mar 04

I've tied most things in User Accounts but must have missed something 'cos I can't get it to disappear

  AubreyS 10:37 07 Mar 04

There should be a button saying...

Change the way users log on or off.

  LeadingMNMs 10:40 07 Mar 04

Do you have multiple user accounts or not (even the guessed one) ?

  LeadingMNMs 10:40 07 Mar 04

or guest

  Farleyjim 11:02 07 Mar 04

I have a guest one but I have disabled that. Mine is the only name which comes up on the welcome screen. In control panel/user accounts there are three pictures. Mine, guest(greyed out--it's turned off and a third which says: ASP.NET Machine A... Limited account Password protected.
I know I have the option of deleting that but I don't delete things lightly!

  LeadingMNMs 11:05 07 Mar 04

And you have no password ?

  Big Elf 11:17 07 Mar 04

Tweak UI from click here has that as one of the options for logon.

  VoG II 14:01 07 Mar 04

Start, Run, type

control userpasswords2

Untick "users must enter a user name and password to use this computer".

  Farleyjim 19:44 07 Mar 04

Thanks everybody. Your solution worked VoG.

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