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Remove Login Screen XP Home Edition???

by glenn30 / November 9, 2003 4:55 AM PST

A relative using Win XP Home Edition is receiving the Login Screen requesting a User Name and Password. She doen't know how this came about and wishes to eliminate the login procedure. I am uncomfortable working with user accounts and need simple instructions to give her. I see on another forum the following but am unsure if this is a valid solution and fear locking her out of Windows:

"Try going to the Control Panel, User Accounts. Then click to change your Account, and to create password. Just clear the password box, and leave it blank and save. Think that might fix ya up if I remember right."

Comments and instructions appreciated!

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Re:Remove Login Screen XP Home Edition???
by David Chan / November 9, 2003 8:13 AM PST


That'll work only if there is only one user account.

More than that you'll get the Welcome Screen with a panel of users for you to select to logon.

I suspect that your friend has D/L the .Net Framework Update which automatically creates another user thus triggering the logon screen.

Check in User Accounts and see how many users are there.

BTW, TweakUI for XP allows you to set XP to automatically boot straight into a User Account of your choice.
It's the Logon item. Click the "+" and click Aotologon and follow the instructions.


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Or another solution...
by David Chan / November 9, 2003 8:22 AM PST
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David, thanks! I knew...
by glenn30 / November 9, 2003 8:46 AM PST
In reply to: Or another solution...

you would reply to this. I will get my cousin's computer and try the first method. I feel sure there is only one user.

Hope you had a great day!!

Thanks again.

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by David Chan / November 9, 2003 9:04 AM PST

Didn't reply earlier as I was at the movies..Matrix Revolution! Wow!
You should watch it....


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David, problem fixed!!...
by glenn30 / November 9, 2003 11:22 PM PST
In reply to: Glenn..

I e-mailed the post and reply to my cousin intending to fix it soon. She took it all in and before I knew had it fixed. I think she deleted the password. Fortunately it works perfectly. Thanks again!

I will have to see the movie.


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login removal
by Morgansweep / June 25, 2013 11:35 PM PDT


Try this it helped me.

Go to control panel, select power options, then advanced tab, uncheck promt for password when return from standy by.


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