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XP requireing login, how to bypass

I must of done something so that now when I go from bootup to desk top, a window opens up wanting me to log on. How can I revert back to the old way, from boot up straight to desk top? Have a Compaq Presario, windows home XP, sp2.I downloaded tweak U1, and got myself into trouble, did a system restore and still have the log on window. Any one, help, I loved the old way.

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See if this works for you

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Control Panel, User Accounts, change the way users log on or off. Place a checkmark in Use welcome screen and remove the chackmark from Fast user switching.

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XP requireing log in

In reply to: See if this works for you

"retired" told me how to handle the problem, followed his advise and am now ok. Again thanks for all the info people sent me, and a big THANKS to "retired" for makeing a comtemplated problem simple.

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Some new program installation must've done it

In reply to: XP requireing login, how to bypass

Yeah, this happens when you install certain programs, though I can't think of which one does it. Basically, if the above comment doesn't work, try this:-

Click start button, then click Run. type "control userpasswords2" without the quotes, and press OK.

A window will open up and you will see this:- "Users must enter a username and password to use this computer". Uncheck this option and press Apply. Then a prompt will show up with a heading:- "Automatically Log On", asking for username, password, and confirm password. Just enter the username that you normally use in the Username field. Then press OK to close that window and press OK to close the first window. Your done. Test it out by restarting your computer. Please post your results Happy

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