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windows dosnt ask for a password when booting xp pro

quick sys specs are p4 2.8 asus p4p 800 1gig ddr400 200 gig seagate

i have 2 user accounts on my machine both with passwords but when i boot it goes right to the main acct with full admin i would like it to require a password how do i fix this???

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Have you tried

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the User Accounts options in Control Panel?

Open up User Accounts, select "Change the way users log on or off".

In the next screen, change the option for "Use the Welcome screen", (check the Logon options help link on the left).

When changed, OK/Apply out, reboot and see what difference there is, but make sure you know what the passwords are.

Go back into Control Panel and User Accounts if necessary, and reverse the option. Reboot again.

Does this get you back to where you want?

Mark

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no it still isnt right

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when i boot up it goes right to my admin acct not asking for the password

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I wonder if

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still no welcome screen

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this should be a piece of cake but i cant seem to get the welcome screen just boots right to my admin acct

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still no welcome screen

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This sounds as if you've got some bugs or viruses, do a full scan with a good up-to-date avti virus scanner, and a good up-to-date adware scanner such as Ad-aware or Spybot S & D, if that doesn't fix the problem, you may have restore your OS.

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Stiil fails to welcome screen.

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I have gone to the user menu, picked clip change why to login in.

The win xp refuses to allow this action.

I am the admin.

Please advise...


Rick

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Are you the orignal poster of this discussion but with

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a new name?

Only, you said "Still" in your subject title which suggests you are Sir Willie and the problem has returned. If so, I wonder why this has returned after a year.

If you are not the same person, why resurrect an old thread?

What is the problem you are having? Your post doesn't explain much.

Mark

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You might also

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Want to see if you have this registry key.

Registry Settings
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon]
Value Name: AutoAdminLogon
Data Type: REG_SZ (String Value)
Value Data: (0=disable, 1=enable)


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this fixed it for me

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thanks for all the help i had to enable it in the registry

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(NT) (NT) Glad you got it sorted Sir Willie

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