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How do I get my Windows 2000 computer to automatically log in im tired of putting in my admin password
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by:pjknibbs
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If your computer is a standalone machine which doesn't log on to a domain you need to run the Users and Passwords control panel and select the box marked "user must enter password to log on"--it'll then ask you to specify which user you should use for the autologon process. This won't work with a computer which logs on to a domain for security reasons.
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by:netmage
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Assuming this machine is a standalone machine then you can use MS's easy to use but bloody hard to find wizard.

R/click "Mycomputer"
Click network identification.
Click network ID.

Bingo!!
 
A wizard that helps you setup your autologin that assumes the same user each time.
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by:pabgilan
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If you don´t want or to disable the "user must enter password to log on" feature (or even if you can´t do it) you can use the Microsoft TweakUI free utility, you can enter, in the tab called "Network", your username and passw. for automatic logging
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by:pabgilan
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If you don´t want or you cannot disable the "user must enter password to log on", you can use the Microsoft TweakUI free utility

You can enter, in the tab called "Network", your username and passw. for automatic logging
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by:snowmobile74
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Mother ***** its times like these I wish I had waited to post a question

ok this morning I found out how i went to the control pannel and opend up user name password and I just changed something and then changed it back hit apply and it says you can make it so this user auto logs in and I enter the pass and thats it sigh and the user must enter pass thing must be unchecked
but since it is too late for me to delete this question ill give netmage the points
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