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By dkvoldar ·
i need to know how to set it so you automatically log in to windows with a username and password and i have tried doing it in the registry but i cant seem to get it to work

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by Mike Mullins In reply to automatic login

WIN NT Server/Workstation/WIN 2000 Server

Start REGEDT32.EXE and locate the following Registry subkey:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
Establish your domain name, account name, and password, using the values you would normally type when logging on. You should assign the following values:
DefaultDomainName
DefaultUserName
DefaultPassword
NOTE : The DefaultPassword value may not exist. If it doesn't, from the Edit menu, choose Add Value . In the Value Name field, type DefaultPassword . Select REG_SZ for the Data Type . In the String field, type your password, and then save your changes.

Also, if no DefaultPassword string is specified, Windows NT automatically changes the value of the AutoAdminLogon key from 1 (true) to 0 (false), thus disabling the AutoAdminLogon feature.

From the Edit menu, choose Add Value . Enter AutoAdminLogon in the Value Name field. Select REG_SZ for the Data Type, enter 1 in the String field, and then save your changes.

Exit REGEDT32.

Exit Windows NT, and then turn off your computer.

Restart your computer and Windows NT. You should be able to log on automatically.

NOTE : To bypass the AutoAdminLogon process, and to log on as a different user, hold down the SHIFT key after you log off or after you restart Windows NT.

It is also important to note that if the DONTDISPLAYLASTUSERNAME value is set to 1, Autoadminlogon does not function.

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by Mike Mullins In reply to automatic login

WIN 2k Pro
Start Regedt32.exe, and then locate the following registry subkey:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
Using your account name and password, double-click the DefaultUserName entry, type your username, and then click OK .

Double-click the DefaultPassword entry, type your password, and then click OK .

NOTE : The DefaultPassword value may not exist. If it does not:

Click Add Value on the Edit menu.

In the Value Name box, type DefaultPassword , and then click REG_SZ for the Data Type

Type your password in the String box, and then save your changes.

Also, if no DefaultPassword string is specified, Windows automatically changes the value of the AutoAdminLogon key from1 (true) to 0 (false), thus disabling the AutoAdminLogon feature.

Click Add Value on the Edit menu, enter AutoAdminLogon in the Value Name box, and then click REG_SZ for the Data Type.

Type 1 in the String box, and then save your changes.
Quit Regedt32.

Click Start , click Shutdown , and then click OK to turn off your computer.

Restart your computer and Windows. You are now able to log on automatically.

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by Mike Mullins In reply to automatic login

WIN XP
Start REGEDT32.EXE and Locate the following registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
Using your account name and password, double-click the DefaultUserName entry, type your user name, and then click OK .

Double-click the DefaultPassword entry, type your password under the value data box, and then click OK .

If there is no DefaultPassword value, follow these steps to create the value:

On the Registry Editor menu, click Edit ,click New , and then click String Value .

Type DefaultPassword as the value name, and then press ENTER.

Double-click the newly created key, and then type your password in the Value Data box.

If no DefaultPassword string is specified, Windows automatically changes the value of the AutoAdminLogon key from 1 (true) to 0 (false) to disable the AutoAdminLogon feature.

Double-click the AutoAdminLogon entry, type 1 in the Value Data box, and then click OK .

If there is no AutoAdminLogon entry, follow these steps to create the entry:

On the Registry Editor menu, click Edit , click New , and then click String Value .

Type AutoAdminLogon as the value name, and then press ENTER.

Double-click the newly created key, and then type 1 in the Value Data box.

Quit Registry Editor.

Click Start , click Restart , and then click OK .

After your computer restarts and Windows starts, you can log on automatically.

You can also use the following steps to enable automatic logon without editing the registry in Windows XP Home Edition and Windows XP Professional (not joined to a domain):
Click Start , and then click Run .

In the Open box, type control userpasswords2 , and then click OK .

In the dialogbox that appears, clear the Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer check box, and then click OK .

Good Luck
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by GilesGuthrie In reply to automatic login

Search your PC for files with the extension pwl.

Delete them, then reboot.

When the system comes back up it will give you a login box. Type in a username, but leave the password blank. The next time the machine starts, it will boot straight tothe desktop with no password requested.

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by billy1010 In reply to automatic login

The easiest way to do this is to download tweakui and there is an option in here to do this.

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