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Windows 7: Disabling Administrator Account auto login

13 May 2010   #1

Windows XP
Disabling Administrator Account auto login


I'm in the process of creating a build for my company using sysprep, then imagex for deploying the image.

I understand that the autologin feature must be enabled in the unattended answer file for the built in administrator account to be enabled. I've done some testing and searching but can't find anything about stopping autologin.

Once Windows has loaded into the default administrator account after sysprep, how can this autologin be disabled?
Even if I create another user account, then restart, the computer will still autologin to the administrator account.

I am ultimately going to add the computer to a domain, this may fix the issue, but does anyone know how to disable this autologin after sysprep?

Thanks in advance

My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 May 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64

Read this tutorial: Log On Automatically at Startup

Step 4 shows how to turn it off.
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14 May 2010   #3

Windows XP

Thanks Jking - Does anyone know if this could be done with a startup script?
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