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Uber Geek
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# 38396 28-Jul-2009 19:56
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Sorry if this is a dumb question but havent used XP for a long time.
I have been setting up an old computer that runs WinXPPro. It used to autoboot ie turn it on and Windows loaded.
After running SP1 and SP2 updates it now wants me to click UserName before it will finish loading, any way around this?

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Ultimate Geek
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  # 239933 28-Jul-2009 21:01
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Start -> Run

Enter "control userpasswords2" (without quotes)

Click OK.

You can change the autologon settings there.

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  # 240002 29-Jul-2009 06:17
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Great, thanks.


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# 248365 18-Aug-2009 21:39
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As an alternative, all fancy GUI & other stuff:

TweakUI for XP.
-> Logon
-> Auto logon

This also means that you have to have the Ctrl+Alt+Del option disabled and have no policy popups that you have to click OK on.

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