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Control Userpasswords2

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How to automatically log in to Windows XP Professional

Windows XP Professional comes with more than one way to control the user accounts. However, it leaves one mostly hidden. This one is called Control Userpasswords2, and it can be used to automatically login to XP Pro.

  • Go to the Start Menu and click Run:

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  • In the Run text box, type control userpasswords2 and click OK:

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  • Uncheck the checkbox that says "Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer.":

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  • Click the Advanced tab and uncheck "Require users to press Ctrl + Alt + Delete":

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  • Click OK
  • When the dialogue box pops up, type in your username and password (if you do not have a password, leave it blank)

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