Straight to the Desktop

Posted on 2013-10-10
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2013-10-11
After boot I want to be at the desktop without the need to enter passwords or usernames.

I have two user accounts.

I am using Windows 7.
Question by:mpzqno
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Accepted Solution

Lior Karasenti earned 668 total points
ID: 39564621
The simple way is to use Autologon, just enter the username and password of the account you want to use


Assisted Solution

by:Onn Light
Onn Light earned 668 total points
ID: 39564733
Dear  mpzqno

If you need a quick and easy solutions, I suggest you use sysinternal Autologon tool.


It simply works (for all cases).

Thanks and Regards
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Assisted Solution

by:Pramod Ubhe
Pramod Ubhe earned 664 total points
ID: 39564762
1. Click Start, type netplwiz, and then press Enter.
2. In the User Accounts dialog box, click the account you want to automatically log on to.If it is available, clear the Users Must Enter A User Name And Password To Use This Computer check box.
3. Click OK.
4. In the Automatically Log On dialog box, enter the user’s password twice and click OK.

Author Comment

ID: 39566326
Apologies for my late response. After asking my question, I waited an hour+ and still no answer (not the usual good EE standard!) plus I saw in the small print that there were zero experts available - so I tried myself using "control userpasswords2" but must have done something silly because then I couldn't logon to Windows at all. So couldn't get to EE or anything else.ceptce
So I took it to a nearby computer shop & now all is OK.
I'll copy all the responses to a file for future use and will try to split the points evenly - hope I can do it right as most of my questions have had only one accepted solution!

Author Closing Comment

ID: 39566333
Thanks every one for ur patience!

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