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How Do I remove the password request from windows Vista start up?

By RobZantay ·
My customers do not want to have to put in a password to open windowsVista on their home computers. How do I remove the request for a password that occurs on the startup page in windows vista?

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A couple of ways

by Jacky Howe In reply to How Do I remove the passw ...

1. Click the Start button.

2.Type netplwiz into the Instant Search box, and press Enter.

3.If the User Access Control window pops up to ask for permission, click ?Continue?.

4.At the User Accounts window, uncheck and clear the ?Users must enter a username and password to use this computer.? option, and click OK.

5.In the Automatically Log On window, input the user ID and password for the user account that you want Vista to automatically login to when starting up, and click OK. Restart your computer.


1. In the Search box, type control userpasswords2, and then press ENTER. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

2. Clear the Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer check box, and then click Apply.

3. In the Automatically Log On dialog box, type your password, and then click OK.

4. In the User Accounts dialog box, click OK.

After you restart your computer, you will be able to log on automatically.

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Have you tried disabling it in 'User Accounts' ?...

by OldER Mycroft In reply to How Do I remove the passw ...

That's the most logical way to get rid of a password.

However, Windows does NOT by default, create a password. So maybe if the users didn't create one in the first place?

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In Control pannel>User accounts

by Julees In reply to How Do I remove the passw ...

In User accounts in the control pannel just click on 'remove my password". You have to enter the existing password to do this.

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