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Windows 7: password at startup

06 Nov 2009   #1
wahoobob

windows7 Professional
 
 
password at startup

How can I get the machine to stop asking for a password when i startup? this machine is not subject to other people and its just a hassel I don't need, even though I see the usefulness for most people...


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06 Nov 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wahoobob View Post
How can I get the machine to stop asking for a password when i startup? this machine is not subject to other people and its just a hassel I don't need, even though I see the usefulness for most people...
Hi and welcome

there are two ways. If it is in a secure location you could just remove the password. The other is to have the password "remembered"

I went the no password route and love it

Ken J
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06 Nov 2009   #3
dnorris

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM
 
 

In the Start Search box, type
netplwiz
uncheck the box in front of "Users must enter a user name and password...
Ok
enter the current password twice
OK

Now it will automatically log you in after a restart.
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06 Nov 2009   #4
myzr7

Windows 7 Ulti. x64
 
 

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18 Nov 2009   #5
wahoobob

windows7 Professional
 
 

Great answers ... thanks.
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