XP Home - new demand for log-in click - why?

  March Hare 19:26 28 Jan 04
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After downloading & installing about 20 Windows updates, my computer is now demanding that I click on my Administrator's account icon on the Welcome screen before completing the boot up process. Up till now I could switch on, then return 5 minutes later to find Outlook Express and the other start up programs running. Now it just sits there, waiting for my click.

I've searched the options in Control Panel - User Accounts and can't find anything to check/uncheck to revert to the previous full log in without a click.

I am the sole user, so security is not an issue. Can anyone point me in the right direction please?

  spikeychris 19:28 28 Jan 04

Type control userpasswords2 into run and untick users must enter a password

  March Hare 19:47 28 Jan 04

That cured it - status quo now restored!

Many thanks spikeychris.

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