Windows Passwords

  prb 15:19 14 Feb 04

I've recently reinstalled Windows 98 SE. Whenever the computer loads up, it now asks for a network password, since this is a stand-alone machine it really isn't neccesary and just slows boot-up (pressing ok, cancel or escape clears the screen and Windows continues to load). Any ideas how to remove the logon screen?

Also dial-up networking is refusing to remember my logon password. I have a feeling that I've seen something about this before, and that it related to your security settings for explorer however I can't find the details.

Any help on either issue gratefully received.

  anon1 16:09 14 Feb 04

You need to go into network settings via the control panel and change from network logon to windows logon. You will have to restart the computer after. I cannot recall the procedure for dial up passwords but suspect it is to do with windows remembering passwords so security would be a start point

  prb 16:19 14 Feb 04

Thanks, not sure what I did, but dial-up has now fixed itself. Windows logon worked fine.

  gaz800 16:22 14 Feb 04

i think you need to right click network neighborhood and change the primary network logon from client for microsoft networks to windows logon

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