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Logon in Win XP Pro

By wkmccarty1 ·
I am running XP Pro. When I boot my computer up it automatically logs me in to Administrator account.I have tried user account settings but it still comes up. If it goes to the screensaver then I can log in to the other accounts.I want it to come up to welcome screen then log on for security reasons. Thank you for the help

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by ryancsutton In reply to Logon in Win XP Pro

Try going to Start, Control Panel, User Accounts, Advanced, put a check on Require users to press CTRL+ALT+DELETE

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by ungle In reply to Logon in Win XP Pro

If that's not the problem (and it probably is) you may have somehow gained an autologon - commonly used during automated deployments.

In the registry go to:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\WinLogon

and look for a String value called AutoAdminLogon. If it's set to 1, set it to 0 and the auto logon will go away.

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by rkuhn In reply to Logon in Win XP Pro

I like Ungle's answer, but if you don't like going into the registry, try a free product called TweakUI.

It allows you to do the same thing without going into the registry...has a GUI.

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by pjcannon In reply to Logon in Win XP Pro

Go to start run & type in "control userpasswords2". Put a check in the box that says users must enter a username & password to use this computer. Click reset password to set the administrator password. Click apply & okay. Go to users accounts in control panel, click on change the way users log on \ off. Put a check in the welcome screen box and then apply options. Log off & you should see what you want.

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by Sammy12oz In reply to Logon in Win XP Pro

Setting a password should do what your asking

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