is it possible to log into Windows automatically?

Lance

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I hate the fact I have to click 'OK' everytime I start my PC, why can't it
just go right to the the desktop since I am the only user?

Help me please.
 
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Lance wrote:
> I hate the fact I have to click 'OK' everytime I start my PC, why
> can't it just go right to the the desktop since I am the only user?

The use of Google to search would save you time in the future.

Yes - you can - there are a few methods.

Start->RUN->
Control userpasswords2
uncheck the Appropriate box.

TweakUI to set the autologon up.

Registry editing to change the autologon setting.

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1. At a command prompt, type "control userpasswords2" and press Enter to open the Windows 2000-style User Accounts application.

2. On the Users tab, highlight the user that you want automatically logged on.

3. Clear the Users Must Enter A User Name And Password To Use This Computer check box and then click OK.

4. In the Automatically Log On dialog box that appears, type the user name and password for the account you want to be logged on each time you start your computer.


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"Lance" <viol8r@scientist.com> wrote in message news:NfWld.4184$G36.583@newsread3.news.pas.earthlink.net...
>I hate the fact I have to click 'OK' everytime I start my PC, why can't it
> just go right to the the desktop since I am the only user?
>
> Help me please.
>
>