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Windows 7: Log On Automatically at Startup

06 Nov 2008   #29
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Log On Automatically at Startup

How to Automatically Log On a User Account at Windows 7 Startup


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05 Jan 2010   #30
Dogz

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hi Larry,

Yes, all user passwords are automatically encrypted in Windows 7 without a way to be able to see them by default.
I'm pleased about that.


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22 Jan 2010   #31
FTBoomer

Windows 7 Premium x64
 
 

I have 2 accounts on my PC and want to auto-login to my main account on startup. Neither has passwords. How do do I accomplish this?
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22 Jan 2010   #32
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello FTBoomer,

You can just select the user account that you want to have automatically logged onto with at startup, and just leave the password box empty since it does not have one while doing the tutorial.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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10 Mar 2010   #33
nonpasaran

vista
 
 

hi bring
i want to learn something
you say "If you only have one user account that is not password protected on the computer, then Windows 7 will automatically log on to that account at startup."

so for this tuttorial must be more than one account.
İf i want to log in another account which is not set for automatically log on what will i do?
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10 Mar 2010   #34
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Nonpasaran,

It's also for if you have the account password protected. If you wish to log on automatically to another account at startup, then using the tutorial, you would just check the box, select the account that you want logged on at startup instead, then uncheck the box again.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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10 Mar 2010   #35
nonpasaran

vista
 
 

thanks for quick replay shawn
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10 Mar 2010   #36
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're welcome Nonpasaran.
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12 Mar 2010   #37
obonecanobe

w7
 
 

Great info, thanks.
Also I think the question raised by Tang below and your answer to it are good points to know.
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12 Mar 2010   #38
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're welcome Obonecanobe.
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18 Mar 2010   #39
mawk

 
Log in Screen

I thought this would mean that I don't have to log in all the time when I open my lid. So is there a way that Windows just starts when I start the laptop or wake it from sleep. It is really annoying to click on that stupid box with my picture in it when I am the only user of the machine! Have I missed the point? I am a complete newbie!
Mawk
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