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How to boot straight into desktop using XP Pro

Posted on 2011-03-22
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as much as I am trying to deter him from doing this, the client wants his pc to boot straight into his desktop, without having to login. There are two user accounts on the PC, admin and him besides Guest.

He wants it so that when he reboots the pc it will not stop at any prompt and automatically log him into windows.

thanks in advance.

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Click Start, Run and type CONTROL USERPASSWORDS2, and click Ok. Select the user account from the list (the account to which you want to automatically logon). Uncheck Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer option, and click Ok. Type the user account password and complete the process.
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