Click ok and remove the tick from "Users must enter..."
Click ok and this should stop a password being required. You will have to enter a Admin password though.
The unread email should go as a result. But just a little info Powertoys for XP can stop this happening. click here and install and naviagte to: Login > Unread Email > Remove the tick from "Show unread...", then click ok.
if you wish to go back to the way you were before, just do a system restore to before the windows update "ASP.NET Machine " or net framework,you will find that it will put you back to your start up the way you had it.these are not critical updates, good luck.
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