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Windows 7: Password required but set up for password not required?

25 Feb 2013   #31

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Get some rest - one of us should. :-)

I typically install LogMeIn free as a second way in. That way, I can update TeamViewer while connected via LogMeIn. That said, TeamViewer version 8 does a better job of updating itself once you start the process while in a TeamViewer session.

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25 Feb 2013   #32

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Thank you. I will check that out.
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28 Feb 2013   #33

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

I,m not sure how solved the problem is. But now when the screen comes back up Mom doesn't have to give her password, just click on her user. I guess you could say it is solved with a work around. Thank all of you soooo much for working with me to get this figured out. :x
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28 Feb 2013   #34

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Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

Your welcome, could you elaborate on this workaround?
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28 Feb 2013   #35

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Anak View Post
Your welcome, could you elaborate on this workaround?
It is the one Username suggested. I created a new standard user that is not password protected. Mom doesn't do any admin stuff on her computer so I kept the admin account password protected for me to work on new issues that come up.
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28 Feb 2013   #36

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Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

Great, thank you for posting back! I may be using your tip on my XP box.

This could be due to an update, about three months ago I ran updates on both our machines and after I rebooted the XP it started asking for a log-in.

I should have staid on it to track it down, but got busy elsewhere, now it makes it just that harder to find it.
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28 Feb 2013   #37

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I always dread the Windows updates lol
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