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Windows 7: Windows 7 Logon/Account help

17 Jun 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Windows 7 Logon/Account help

I've been searching tirelessly for the answer to this... it may seem like a non-issue to many, but its a bit of a deal to me due to sheer convenience and what i'm used to

i did a fresh install of ultimate on an eeepc, and when it comes to the login screen, it automatically goes to my account and prompts me for my password...

however on my new asus, that came with home premium, it comes to the login screen and i must mouse over, select my account, and then enter my password

for convienience sake, how do i change it so that when it comes to the login screen, it automatically prompts me for the password on MY ONLY account, i.e. goes immediately to my account without making me choose (despite it being the only one anyway)

thanks in advance

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18 Jun 2010   #2

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For some reason the system thinks that there is another user. Go to computer, click, click on c drive. Do you see any other users?
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18 Jun 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I clicked on C:, went to users, and found a hidden folder called Default, my account, and Public

what do i do from here?

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18 Jun 2010   #4

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How did you find it, if hidden? Trying to find out just what it is.
The secret administrator, for example should not be touched.

This is probably the default account.
Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable

Do not disable the default account, I present the tutoial for information only.
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20 Jun 2010   #5


The "default" account is a template, not an actual user. The settings from it are passed to any new account created on the computer. DO NOT DELETE IT.

If it shows you the password box (but you cant type in it without clicking)you can press the "TAB" key to have the focus switched to the password box, that way you don't have to click in the box.

If it doesnt show the password box, does it only show one user icon? You can press "Enter" to select that user, then type in the password.
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