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getting rid of password on start up?


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saraveza408

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Someone else was using my XP & now when I start it up it asks for my password each time.How do i change it so when i start my XP I dont need my password to start windows?
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wannabe1

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Hi saraveza408...

Do you have more than one user accout set up on the machine?

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Hi saraveza408, first you need to log on with administrative rights
click start, open control panel,open user accounts,
and open change the way users long on or off.
is this what you are looking for?
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ya i have me & one other user then theres a guest too,but i didnt have to enter a password before & theres just as many users
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Hi saraveza408, first you need to log on with administrative rights
click start, open control panel,open user accounts,
and open change the way users long on or off.
is this what you are looking for?

i tried changing that."use the windows interface"is the setting i have it on now
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wannabe1

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Do you have "Use Welcome Screen" and "Use Fast User Switching" enabled? (selected)?
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You can configure Windows XP to automate the logon process if your computer is not part of a domain. Also, if there is no password it won't ask.
1. Click START, click RUN, and type control userpasswords2
2. Clear the 'Users must enter a username and password to use this computer' check box.
3. Click APPLY.
4. Enter the user name and password you wish to automatically log on with, and then click OK.
5. click OK again and you are all done.
this feature allows other users to start your computer and use the account that you establish to automatically log on. Enabling aoto logon makes your computer more convenient to use, but can pose a security risk. K :whistling:
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i have "use welcome screen" enabled
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