Hi every time i start up my computer i get the user log in screen, however, there is only the one user account. I looked it up previously on the helproom forum and found this:
"Bypass The Windows XP Log On Screen
To make logon an unattended process:
Click [Start] [Run] and type control userpasswords2 Click [OK] The [User Accounts] Property Sheet displays. On [Users] tab, clear the [Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer] check box. Click [Apply]. Enter a user name and password that should be used to logon automatically in the dialog box that appears. Click [OK]. Go to [Control Panel] [User Accounts] [Change the Way Users Log On and Off]. Uncheck [Use the Welcome Screen] and [Use Fast User Switching]"
however when i started the computer up it still asked me to log in and a box came up with something about problems logging in. Now every time i log in i have to type in the user log in name whereas before it was there automatically. How can i get rid of this requirement for user log in when i start up?
Sorry skidzy still no joy! Now a box opens up at Log on saying "Unable to log on because of an account restriction" and I seem to have 2 "Administrator" buttons when I go into "User Accounts"! Originally when I started my computer, the Admin and password were already in the log on box and all I had to do was click "OK" and it would start up! Am getting really fed up and frustrated. Luckily my daughter remembered the Admin's sign in name so we can log on but I want it to go back to automatic log on. I hate Windows XP!
Doh! I'm SO sorry skidzy - you know the saying "too many cooks..."! My daughter had gone out of the room and I didn't realised that she hadn't done the last part of your thread so I just paniced! Did as you said and everything's PERFECT. Thank you SO much for your help (and also johnnyrocker for your imput). I love this website!