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(Solved) start up/password

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by markwalker, Dec 25, 2001.

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  1. markwalker

    markwalker Thread Starter

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    When i boot up my PC, i have to put in my password all the time before i get to my desktop.... its only me that use's this computer so its not really necessary.... how do i get rid of it? i know its simple but can't find out how to do it anywhere???

    Thanks Mark
     
  2. TonyKlein

    TonyKlein Malware Specialist

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    Try this for a start:

    Control Panel, Passwords, User Profiles. Check All users use the same
    settings. Do not reboot at this point.

    Go to ControlPanel>Network
    Choose Windows Logon as Primary Login

    Open system.ini
    Delete all lines under
    [Password Lists]

    No joy?

    Go to Start/Find/Files or Folders, and type *.pwl in the 'named' field.
    Delete the files with the *.pwl extension that come up.

    Now reboot
    You should now get the login box. Type your name and password or leave the password field blank for no password

    Good luck,
     
  3. markwalker

    markwalker Thread Starter

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    Thanks Tony, first option work!!
     
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