XP boot up Password

  pjb 15:47 02 Apr 2004
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Does anyone know how to disable this function on start up?

  VoG II 15:50 02 Apr 2004

Start, Run, type in

control userpasswords2

and click OK.

On the Users tab untick "Users must enter a username and password..."

  the-george 16:20 02 Apr 2004

How do you do this in W98 - above does not work and cannot see any similat options in Control panel/passwords etc.

A pc I have running 98 always asks for a password but just pressing Enter bypasses it. However, it is annoying!!!

  jim1947 18:34 02 Apr 2004

Do a search for */.pwl which is your password file and delete it, but be aware that it deletes ALL your passwords, so next time you connect to the net you will have to re-enter your password information. Reboot and when Windows prompt for a password, leave it blank and press enter, after which it should not ask for a password again.

  spikeychris 18:57 02 Apr 2004
  the-george 22:11 02 Apr 2004

Thanks - got it.
Jim - I don't think the / should be there -could not raise anything but then used *.pwl and up it came. This was confirmed in the link suggested by Spikeychris.

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