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Single user security settings

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by AlexBell, Jul 31, 2007.

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  1. AlexBell

    AlexBell Thread Starter

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    I setting up Windows XP Professional on my new ThinkPad T60. I am the only one who will use or have access to the computer, and do not want to have to log in or have to enter my password if I haven't used the computer for a while. I set up my desktop computer with Windows XP some time ago, so I know it can be done, but have forgotten how I did it

    How do I turn these settings off so that when I boot up I can start using the computer immediately?

    Regards, Alex

    Regards, Alex
     
  2. Frank4d

    Frank4d Retired Trusted Advisor

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    Start, Run and type: control userpasswords2. Uncheck the box for "Users must enter a username and password to use this computer".

    It would be wise to password the "Administrator" account and create a separate account for yourself.
     
  3. AlexBell

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    Thanks, Frank. That worked well. But it does seem familiar at all from when I set up my desktop. There must be another way going directly through user list. Anyway, thanks again.

    Regards, Alex
     
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