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Windows 7: anyone know how to delay auto logon a minute or two

16 Jun 2010   #1
comicbookguy

Dule Boot Windows XP (x32) Windows 7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 
anyone know how to delay auto logon a minute or two

anyone now how to delay auto login a minute or two. i just want to have the logon screen sowing for a minute or to before logging into my account..


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16 Jun 2010   #2
Richardc269

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit
 
 

Create a password. D=
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16 Jun 2010   #3
Thorsen

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

Best solution is 3rd party application here: Autologon

Otherwise,
I would say the characteristics for the login would be in the Registry under winlogon. I would not mess with this though if you are not familiar with it and if you do mess with it, create a registry backup and a restore point. For the delay though, I dont know if there is a key for it.

Edit: site linked says registry location is: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon

You could alternatively, write a .bat file to count out 1-2minutes and then proceed with startup. you would put .bat file in Startup so it loads during startup. I dont know what the programming would be for such a batch file though. <This would be very technical. I would not advise if 3rd party app fixes issue.
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16 Jun 2010   #4
dunfiddlin

 

Is it me or are the requests getting weirder every day?

Anyway I'm with Richard. Use a password! That way you're in total control of when it logs in. And you can have a single letter password (I think) so it needn't be complicated.
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