XP Pro logon Question

  sunny staines 15:38 04 May 06

I have just done a reinstall of XP.

Before the pc booted straight into windows, now it takes to a user logon screen where I click my name to access windows.

How do I reset the pc to boot straight into windows as before please.

  Jackcoms 15:58 04 May 06

Control Panel; User Accounts; Change the way users log on or off.

Ensure that 'Use the welcome screen' is NOT ticked.

  ventanas 16:03 04 May 06

Normally, if there is only one user (apart from admin or guest)the Welcome screen is disabled, unless you have a password.

If you are the only user (without a password) open a command prompt and type

control userpasswords2

press enter

The Win2k/Domain user dialog box appears. Clear the box marked Users must enter a user name etc...

At the next dialog enter the user name to be automatically logged on. Click OK.

Personally I would keep the Welcome screen. Its more secure.

  VoG II 16:23 04 May 06

Or use tweakUI click here

  sunny staines 17:09 04 May 06

thanks everyone, used the command propt option.

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