i just reinstalled windows xp. an SP2 an after i did the windows update. now i get a login screen were i have to click on an icon to go to windows. before i did the install, an when i started the PC it went to the welcome screen then it automatically went to windows. is there a way to get it to do that again? i noticed after the windows up date. there a ASP.net machine account in the user account. an its on limited.? can that be whats doing it? an do i need that? thanks for any help.