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Windows 7: Log On Automatically at Startup

13 Jan 2011   #80

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You might go through the steps again turn off and then back on to automatically log on to that user to see if that may toggle it to work again.

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27 Feb 2011   #81


Thanks for the tip.
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27 Feb 2011   #82

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're most welcome William. :)
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30 Mar 2011   #83

win7 pro 64 SP1
auto login after logout

The procedure does work, but only at reboot. We use machines on shop floor (kiosk type application). We have a large base of XP machines and with XP we utilize the logout functionality for the users to initialize if something does not work. In XP the system will login automatically after a logout (unless the shift key is held down). Is this possible in Win7? Major change to system's if necessary.
thxs in advance.
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30 Mar 2011   #84

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Rohack, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Yes, this only works for the log on at startup on the local computer instead.
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24 Aug 2011   #85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Nice tut Brink :)
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24 Aug 2011   #86

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Thank you Seth. :)
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06 Oct 2011   #87

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit

thanks for the tutorial, Brink
saves some seconds and clicks
i created this account to thank you
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06 Oct 2011   #88

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're most welcome unown, and welcome to Seven Forums. :)
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12 Oct 2011   #89

Windows 10 Pro x64

Would just like to say, this method also works on the Windows 8 Developers Preview, even if you are using a Live ID.

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