Log on automatically as Administrator for Win2000 Server

Can I set our Win 2000 Server to log on automatically as the Administrator in the event of a reboot?
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Forgive me, but I have to first ask WHY would you want to do that. This would be a HUGE security risk...a server should never be left logged in with an admin account...much less set to automatically log in with one.
I would HIGHLY ADVISE AGASINT doing this. If someone gains control of your server and it is logged in as an admin....they have full control over your server and your entire network...this is HUGE, HUGE, HUGE security risk.  But if you don't mind the big chance that this could compromise every machine on your network then:

I still don't see why you need to have the server logon in case it reboots....could you explain why you want to do that? I'm really curious....
Opps, I posted the link for 2003...here is the one for 2000


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tonenAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your responses.  Yes, I agree about the security risk and will take that into consideration.  Mainly, I have been asked to do it, though I protested.  Thank you to luv2smile for the link.
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