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End logons and password

I tried without success to prevent the password prompt (i seem to vaguely remember something about a file deletion being necessary) by setting the Users control panel applet to not have any users.

I noticed also that the Network applet was set to use a workgroup, but it didn't seem to like my removing this either. Similarly i noticed that something called 'Microsoft Family Logon' was set in the networking applet. Attempting to remove this just caused something like 'The network is incomplete' or some such to appear.

Looing through system help on these issues was a waste of time. Can someone supply the missing help please?
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CEHJ
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blue_zeeCommented:

Locate the files with the extension*.PWL and rename them to *.OLD.

Reboot and when presented with the logon window, just press ENTER, but DON'T type anything.

That should take care of that issue.

Good luck,

Zee
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CEHJAuthor Commented:
Yes that sounds familiar. I'll try it tomorrow
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blue_zeeCommented:

Also worth reading:

How to Prevent a Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows Millennium Edition Logon Prompt at Startup
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;152104

Zee
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furqanchandioCommented:
hi goto control panel and dble clck users
check the setting all users should use the same settings

reboot

when the password is asked press Esc

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CEHJAuthor Commented:
>>
 hi goto control panel and dble clck users
check the setting all users should use the same settings
>>

First thing i did. Didn't work
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CEHJAuthor Commented:
(I don't want *any* password prompt coming up)
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blue_zeeCommented:

>>I don't want *any* password prompt coming up<<

My first post will do exactly that IF you just press enter when prompted for the first time.

Zee
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CEHJAuthor Commented:
OK. Shall be trying this soon
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blue_zeeCommented:

OK. Sorry...

Just tought something had not worked as expected.

And that is possible...

Zee
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CEHJAuthor Commented:
No - haven't tried it yet. I'm glad to say that contact with machines running this OS is infrequent ;-)
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furqanchandioCommented:
hi

i also said that after rebooting your computer u will see the password screen.

u just have to press escape then
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CEHJAuthor Commented:
Thanks - that did it
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blue_zeeCommented:

You're welcome.

Thank you too.

Zee
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CEHJAuthor Commented:
Another q coming up about adding a Hotmail account to OE
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