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How to get rid of password at login?

by fosterpapillon / September 4, 2009 11:33 AM PDT

I've set up a new iMac and it asks me for my password every time I turn it on. I've looked in all the places I can think of to bypass it and all I've succeeded in doing is that it now asks for both my name and my password. How to fix it?

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Go to System Preferences,
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / September 4, 2009 11:53 AM PDT

Accounts and select your account.
You may have to authenticate to perform the next step.
Click on the Login Options
Next to Automatic login, which is probably off, click the drop down arrows and choose your name.
Enter your password and apply the changes.

That should do you.


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Login problem
by fosterpapillon / September 4, 2009 12:05 PM PDT

Thank you - that did it.

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(NT) You're welcome, glad it worked
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / September 4, 2009 10:48 PM PDT
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And don't log out...
by Mr. Gregg / September 5, 2009 12:24 AM PDT
In reply to: Login problem

just Shut Down.

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