Posted on 2004-09-01
This one should be easy, but I just can't figure it out. I have several PCs that I've just reformatted and reloaded Win98SE. I do several a week here at work, but I recently found some softeware that originally came with the PCs. It's a Gateway Operating System Restoration Disk. It's great...It is more updated than the other copy of Win98SE that I was using with better drivers, etc. The PCs seem to run much faster also. So here's the problem...this software is somewhat more "automated", even when I choose the manual installation to customize the loading of Windows. It does not, however, give me a choice to enter a Windows password during the installation, like the older version I was using. I can still configure the network adapter to log into our NT domain under Client for MS Networks, but when these PCs boot up, they do not prompt for a password. They just come up without being logged on as a user. I can log off, then receive the password prompt, and log on to the domain as a user, but after a restart, still no prompt, and the PC comes up with no user logged on. There has to be a way I can tell Windows to always prompt for a Password...please someone tell me there is.