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The.Prof
Posted: August 26th, 2008, 12:07am Report to Moderator
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I have subscribed to your newsletter for some years and found it very useful.

I have just updated a driver for a HP all in one printer and now, when I boot up I get an icon on the welcome screen which I have to click on to log in. Before updating driver I could just boot directly into Windows.

I have e-mailed HP who acknowledge the fault, but have now useful information as to the cure.

Does anybody have any idea as to how I can revert to a straight boot without having to click a logon icon?

Win XP Home SP3 fully patched.
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pipdev
Posted: September 4th, 2008, 6:05am Report to Moderator
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Hi

there are myriad ways to do this:

1) see this article (below) which is a Registry edit, so do use Winrescue XP to back up your registry first

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315231

2) get TweakUI (Windows Powertoys) and

Open TweakUI (Click Start, Programs, Powertoys for Windows XP). Expand the Logon branch, and click Autologon. Turn on the "Log on automatically at......" option, type your username and password, and click Ok.

sometimes this works, sometimes it doesn't;

3) Do this:-

Click Start, Run and type CONTROL USERPASSWORDS2, and click Ok. Select the user account from the list (the account to which you want to automatically logon). Uncheck Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer option, and click Ok. Type the user account password and complete the process.

This one is the easiest and always works for me.

DO NOT use the tip which appears in the book "Windows XP Inside Out"  - it makes it impossible to log on at all !!

Pip
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