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Old 12-22-2007, 10:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello,

Not sure what I did, but now, whenever I turn on my computer, I get asked for a password and login (on my home computer), it never did that before. How can I change it back so that it just opens up to the desktop when I turn the computer on?

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Old 12-22-2007, 11:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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if you know hte password do the following: go to Control Panel, User Accounts, Change the way users log/in off, and uncheck use the Welcome Screen then go back to the User Accounts, hit Remove my password
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.NET ghost account might be on the computer. Go to Control Panel>Users and delete it.
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Thanks guys!
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Who got it right?
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net framework hijacks it too
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