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No welcome screen or login box on startup

Posted on 2004-03-23
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I have a computer with windows xp professional.  The computer has no users, only the default administrator account.  I would like to have the computer start up without stopping at any welcome screen or login box.  How do I do this?
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download tweakui from microsoft site.  it can do that and a bunch more
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Ok thanks. I knew about that program, i just thought there may be a way to do it in windows. Thanks.
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all tweakui does is edit the registry.  if you would rather do it directly... let me know and I will find the entries for you
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by:PaulSlater
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Modify/Add the following registry entries
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
AutoAdminLogon=1
DefaultDomainName=<domain>or<computername>
DefaultUserName=<username>
DefaultPassword=<password>

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;310584&Product=win2000
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