?
Solved

Windows 2008 Account Password Question

Posted on 2013-11-17
5
Medium Priority
?
304 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-19
Hello Experts,

Can someone please let me know if its possible to remove password from Windows 2008.

I don't want to have to log in each time I turn on my PC with Windows 2008, but when I try to remove the password I get the message that I have to have an account with password.

Cheers

Carlton
0
Comment
Question by:cpatte7372
5 Comments
 
LVL 39

Expert Comment

by:Mahesh
ID: 39654457
If this is domain joined member server, you will not be able to remove password.
Then you need to make changes to default domain policy which is not recommended.
If this is standalone workgroup server, then you can remove account password by changing local security policy password settings.
You can disable "password must meet complexity" and set minimum password length 0
then you can remove password.
Please check below post for step by step...
http://www.win2008r2workstation.com/disable-strong-password-enforcement-and-password-aging/

Be informed, once you remove administrator password, you will not be able to logon to server from remote desktop...
0
 
LVL 30

Expert Comment

by:Marc Z
ID: 39654481
Here is how to do it. You have to be logged in as an admin to complete these steps. http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/2894-log-user-account-automatically-windows-8-startup.html
0
 
LVL 14

Accepted Solution

by:
Ram Balachandran earned 2000 total points
ID: 39654482
How to Enable Autologon for Windows Server 2008 Member Servers and Windows 7 Member Workstations
Click here
0
 
LVL 39

Expert Comment

by:Mahesh
ID: 39654526
Once you remove password from user acoount in windows server, One simplest way to remove secure logon screen (Ctrl+Alt+Del) for windows servers is to enable "Interactive logon:do not required Ctrl+Alt+Del" in user rights assignment in local security policy
Check below article.
http://www.win2008workstation.com/disabling-the-ctrlaltdel-prompt/
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:cpatte7372
ID: 39660713
Excellent
0

Featured Post

2018 Annual Membership Survey

Here at Experts Exchange, we strive to give members the best experience. Help us improve the site by taking this survey today! (Bonus: Be entered to win a great tech prize for participating!)

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Possible fixes for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 updating problem. Solutions mentioned are from Microsoft themselves. I started a case with them from our Microsoft Silver Partner option to open a case and get direct support from Microsoft. If s…
Resolving an irritating Remote Desktop connection that stops your saved credentials from being used.
This tutorial will show how to push an installation of Backup Exec to an additional server in both 2012 and 2014 versions of the software. Click on the Backup Exec button in the upper left corner. From here, select Installation and Licensing, then I…
This tutorial will walk an individual through locating and launching the BEUtility application and how to execute it on the appropriate database. Log onto the server running the Backup Exec database. In a larger environment, this would generally be …

588 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question