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    WinXP login

    Hi! Is there any way to disable the login window in WinXP? Since I'm the only person on this computer, it seems kinda pointless and a waste of time to enter the username + password every time I start it up (or restarting).

    Another thing, not as important, but when you're in the explorer sometimes there is a waterstamp picture in the background symbolizing what kind of folder it is (pictures/music etc...). Can this be disabled?

    Many thanks for answers!
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    Re: WinXP login

    Originally posted by Magos
    Hi! Is there any way to disable the login window in WinXP? Since I'm the only person on this computer, it seems kinda pointless and a waste of time to enter the username + password every time I start it up (or restarting).

    http://support.microsoft.com/default...;EN-US;q234562

    That should still work as far as I know

    Or download the everhandy TweakUI and use that to set it

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    The link is for Windows 2000, so the guide won't work. Also, I prefer not hack the registry to disble this. Why can't there be a simple button like "Disable login accounts"?
    Last edited by Magos; 03-30-2003 at 05:25 AM.
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    If you download TweakUI, there is an option for AutoLogin. Just set the username and pass.
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    control panel -> users -> change the way users log on/off

    select welcome screen. If it still wnats a pass make a double of your account then wipe out the password policy.

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    TweakUI worked. Thanks!
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    For future reference (incase if you don't want to use TweakUI) www.regedit.com should have all the information for you.

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