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By ldregely ·
Is it possible to set my workstations to automatically login the MS Network Domain? The users do not have passwords. The only thing they see is username and domain name and they just hit enter and are logged in. I would like them to be able to turn on the workstation and get right on the domain without and username and password prompt. Thanks

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by tmaclennan In reply to Automatic Login?

If you have win9x clients, get TWEAKUI from the Microsoft site. Works quite well, and it is free.

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by tmaclennan In reply to Automatic Login?

http://www.microsoft.com/ntworkstation/downloads/PowerToys/Networking/NTTweakUI.asp

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by tmaclennan In reply to Automatic Login?

By no password, I assume you mean you allow zero length passwords and don't force them to change on initial login and don't expire passwords.

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by Bad Dog In reply to Automatic Login?

Do you mean workgroup? Don't understand the no password if Domain (NT).

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by JnlGuy In reply to Automatic Login?

Windows NT includes a feature that allows you to automatically logon to the machine and network, bypassing the Winlogon dialog box.

To enable this function you need to add several new values to the [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon] key.

1. Add a new value of 'DefaultUserName' and set the data to the username you wish to automatically logon as.

2. Add a new value of 'DefaultPassword' and set this to the password for the username above.

3. Add a new value of 'DefaultDomainName' and set this to the domain of the user. Ignore this value if the NT box is not participating in NT Domain security.

4. Add a new value of 'AutoAdminLogon' and set it to either '1' to enable auto logon or '0' to disable.

5. Exit and reboot, Windows should not ask for a password and automatically show the desktop of the user.

WARNING: The password is stored in registry, which means anyone who has access to the machine has access to the password.

Note:You can bypass this function by holding the <Shift> during the boot process.


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

Hope this helps. Jerry

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